Southside Behavioral Health has been awarded additional Permanent Supportive Housing slots for our local housing program. On May 20th, we were informed that we have been approved for ten additional slots so that we will be able to house more individuals in the community. We now have funding for a new position (rental administrator) and…

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Southside Behavioral Health continues its commitment to serve the counties of Brunswick, Mecklenburg, and Halifax by hosting its fourth Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) 40-hour core training class. This important training ensures individuals with behavioral health needs receive an appropriate response from trained officers in times of emergency. It also assists these individuals in receiving the…

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  Felicia Young, Safety Officer for Walbridge Construction, invited Southside Behavioral Health to share a Lock and Talk VA presentation to her staff of Walbridge Construction in Boydton this morning as part of their month-long focus on bringing awareness to mental health.  Lock and Talk VA is a suicide prevention initiative that distributes safety devices…

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On May 6th, there was an activity in our Adult Rehabilitation center to set a May goal and review it weekly. For this activity, individuals planted seeds. This action was symbolic of “Planting a seed (making a goal)” to enjoy the benefits of developing and working toward a long-term goal. By caring for the seeds,…

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In the state of Virginia, May is Early Intervention Awareness Month and we’d like to take this opportunity to remind everyone how important these services are to our infants and toddlers not just throughout the commonwealth, but everywhere else as well. What is Early Intervention (EI) and how does it work? Data shows infants and…

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Southside Behavioral Health is grateful to receive an award from the Microsoft Community Empowerment Fund, managed by the Microsoft Datacenter Community Development team. The award will assist the Southside community by supporting behavioral health and wellness inside our local school systems. We are thankful to have Microsoft as a community partner. Southside Behavioral Health has been…

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