Southside Behavioral Health prevention staff presents Lock and Talk VA

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, Southside Behavioral Health prevention staff shared Lock and Talk VA messaging at Shiloh Baptist Church’s health fair with support from Crossroads Community Services. Church folks from all across the area were welcome and many were from Mecklenburg County, Halifax County and the surrounding communities of Richmond. Lock and Talk VA…

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SBH staff visits Hitachi Energy during health week

On August 18, 2022, Southside Behavioral Health staff shared information about our services, prevention training sessions, mental health awareness and stress management with the 450 staff members at Hitachi Energy in South Boston in honor of their Health Week from August 15-19.

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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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SBH Discusses Dementia at Refuge Temple

On April 14, 2022, Prevention Services along with Wanda Brock, CIT Coordinator, visited the Refuge Temple located at 14310 Boydton Plank Rd, Warfield, VA 23889. Wanda presented a PowerPoint presentation on dementia. Wanda discussed the multiple types of dementia, their root causes as well as signs and symptoms to be aware of when interacting with…

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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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