Prevention Offers ACEs Training at TJM Community Center

On Saturday November 12, 2022, Prevention Services offered an ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences Training at the TJM Community Center in South Boston hosted by A&M Family Services and Dawg Town. The training helps raise awareness and provide resources in an effort to reduce ACEs, foster resilience, and improve the overall health of our communities. To…

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National Night Out giveaway winners share photos of prizes

When members of the Southside Behavioral Health team attended National Night Out events across Southside, visitors to the SBH tent were invited to enter our giveaway of self-care packages and supply-filled backpacks. We invited winners to share photos of their prizes with us, and we’re excited to say that many of them did! Here are…

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SBH helps Southside celebrate National Night Out

Southside Behavioral Health staff and members of the Southside Wellness Coalition shared program and services information with members of the community at this year’s National Night Out events held in three locations across the SBH service area. Gatherings were held in Downtown Lawrenceville (Brunswick County), Halifax County Fairgrounds (Halifax County), and Chase City Pavilion (Mecklenburg…

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Local Businesses Launch Youth Pledge Campaign to Reject Nicotine-Use

BRUNSWICK, MECKLENBURG, & HALIFAX, VIRGINIA –Southside Behavioral Health is partnering with local businesses across the counties of Halifax, Mecklenburg, and Brunswick, Virginia to create a youth pledge campaign offering discounts to youth who take a pledge to be nicotine-free. “Despite a decrease in traditional cigarette use, nicotine-use, and addiction still exists in our communities,” said…

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SBH Hosts Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training at the Estes Center

Southside Behavioral Health’s Prevention Services team hosted an ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training session, a 15-hour suicide prevention in-person training, that focuses on teaching individuals how to be suicide alert and create safety plans for those in crisis. It was supported by www.livingworks.net. Sixteen individuals from across our catchment area from EMS teams, local…

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SBH Hosts SafeTALK class for Halifax County Public Schools

Southside Behavioral Health’s Prevention Services team hosted a SafeTALK training session, which is a 3.5-hour suicide prevention in-person training that focuses on teaching local folks how to be suicide alert helpers. It was supported by www.livingworks.net. Eleven of Halifax Public School’s teachers, coaches, counselors, bus drivers, and central office staff participated in the training at…

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