SBH Hosts 13th CIT Training

Southside Behavioral Health recently hosted its 13th 40-hour core training class for the CIT Program.  The participants were made up of local law enforcement, Sheriff’s Offices, 911 operators, and MRRJ (Meherrin River Regional Jail). The Instructors continue to be a combination of Law Enforcement and Mental Health Professionals who cover topics relative to crisis intervention and…

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SBH hosts it’s 11th CIT Training

Southside Behavioral Health recently hosted its 11th 40-hour core training class for the CIT Program.  The participants were made up of local law enforcement, Sheriff’s Offices, Southside Behavioral Health staff, Virginia Park Services, Sentara Hospital Security, and MRRJ (Meherrin River Regional Jail). The Instructors continue to be a combination of Law Enforcement and Mental Health…

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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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50th Anniversary Video Series: Dr. Betty H. Adams

A South Boston, Virginia native, Dr. Betty H. Adams is the Executive Director of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC). She is also the Board Secretary for Southside Behavioral Health. In the video below, Dr. Adams opens up about her own experiences with mental health and also about how she is proud to be…

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