Community Conversation- July 26th

Community Members, We have a growing epidemic across our nation, but it has manifested here in the Roanoke Valley, the Heroin Epidemic. In order to begin fighting this epidemic, we need people from all different aspects of the community to come together and fight this problem. Please see the attached flyer about the upcoming community […]

Two New Community Events

Please see the attached flyers for more information on two upcoming events in the Roanoke Valley: On Tuesday, July 19th there will be a Community dialog on Violence prevention and Gun safety for all age groups. Age appropriate sessions will be held on Gun Safety and how we as citizens can help promote violence prevention in […]

Two New Educational Opportunities

See the two fliers below about two neurologically based trainings: Understanding Chronic Trauma Families: A Brain Based View Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Other Neurobehavioral Conditions: Understanding a Brain-Based Approach

Valley-wide Prescription Drug Take Back- April 30th

90% of teens get prescription drugs from the home medicine cabinet and friends. Bring your unused or expired medications for safe disposal to any of the below locations around the Valley Saturday, April 30, from 10 AM – 2 PM. Roanoke – Roanoke Civic Center Botetourt County – Daleville Kroger Salem – Super Shoes on Main Street […]

Updates from the Blue Ridge Poison Center

This week is National Poisoning Week, therefore we recommend that everyone add the Blue Ridge Poison Center phone number into their personal contacts. You might be able to help save a life with early response. Their number is: 1 800 222 1222 Click on this video to learn why EVERYONE should have this number in […]

Anti-Bullying Campaign Video

Check out this video released by the 2016 Miss Virginia Elementary- Alondra Lukasiewicz! https://www.facebook.com/2016-Miss-Virginia-Elementary-Alondra-Lukasiewicz-1518192188491891/ Congratulations on making such a great video with great messages!

35 Ways to Prevent Drug Abuse

We know that the younger age that a youth becomes involved with risky behaviors, the more likely they are to continue to abuse substances later in their lives. Share this article with anyone! We can all help the youth around us. http://cathytaughinbaugh.com/35-ways-to-help-prevent-your-teen-from-drug-abuse-before-they-are-21/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost–