What's New at CBH
The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) Office of Child and Family Services has collaborated with several organizations and experts to create a series of five videos for Children’s Mental Health Day on Thursday, May 6.
Join the Greater Williamsburg Trauma-Informed Community Network (GW-TICN) as we celebrate the second annual Resilience Week VA by focusing on the Mind, Body and Spirit! Take part in virtual presentations and activities and learn what our community has to offer and how we build resilience!
How much further? When will we get there? Are we there yet?
Most of us are familiar with these questions coming from the back seat as we drive along, navigating to our final destination. We find comfort knowing we will get out of the car soon enough. Away from backseat bickering, smelly feet, and sticky fingers. We point to maps and road signs to encourage our little and adolescent riders that the journey will be coming to an end, with the confines of the car, plane, or train as temporary.
Join us on April 29 at 2 p.m. for Talk Saves Lives, a brief introduction to suicide prevention. Learn the signs and risk factors of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it.
The training is free and open to the public, to register click here.
Join Colonial Behavioral Health for a virtual screening of Scattering CJ. This timely documentary tells the powerful story of Hallie Twomey, a grieving mother who put a call out on Facebook after losing her elder son CJ to suicide. Her request: To honor her son’s memory and love of travel by scattering his ashes in as many amazing places as possible.
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue by providing a safe, convenient, and anonymous means of disposing unused and expired prescription drugs.
The Spring 2021 event will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.