Henrico enhances services as overdoses already eclipse 2019’s total by 41%
The stresses and strains of the COVID-19 pandemic have been enough to test anyone’s well-being.
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Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services is offering free, virtual training on how to administer naloxone to potentially save the life of someone who has overdosed on opioids. [...]Continue reading MHDS offers virtual Revive! training to help save someone after an opioid overdose
With a website and messages on social media, radio, television and billboards, Henrico County and its neighboring localities are working to stem the alarming rise of opioid overdoses and deaths.
Henrico, Chesterfield County, Hanover County and the city of Richmond have united as Opioid Solutions RVA to raise awareness of the epidemic and to promote resources and support to aid recovery. [...]Continue reading Region confronts opioid epidemic with Opioid Solutions RVA
There will be a free summit Thursday, Oct. 26 to examine and identify solutions to the alarming rise of heroin and opioid abuse in central Virginia. [...]Continue reading Revive RVA regional summit to explore solutions to heroin, opioid epidemic
The Henrico County Division of Fire and Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services will present a free class Thursday, July 20 [...]Continue reading Henrico to offer July 20 class on treating opioid overdoses with naloxone
The website provides timely information about addiction, including potential signs of heroin or opioid use, as well as treatment options & local resources. [...]Continue reading Henrico launches bouncebackhc.com to confront heroin, opioid threat
Brookland district town hall meeting Wednesday, May 10 to discuss the opioid crisis in Henrico County. [...]Continue reading Brookland meeting May 10 to discuss opioid crisis
The Tuckahoe Town Meeting on Wednesday, May 24 will discuss the opioid epidemic that is affecting individuals and families in Henrico County. [...]Continue reading Tuckahoe meeting May 24 to discuss opioid crisis
Attend a free class Tuesday, June 13 on how to administer naloxone to potentially save the life of someone who has overdosed on opioids. [...]Continue reading Henrico to offer June 13 class on treating opioid overdoses with naloxone