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October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pictured: SPARC Walk featured speaker Lauren Hope addresses 2017 SPARC Walk participants.

 

Saturday October 21 was a perfect fall day for this region’s Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resource Council to hold its annual walk at East End Farm in the Green Springs District of Louisa County. Read More

ROBERT RETIREMENT WEB

September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Robert Johnson was greeted by colleagues and well-wishers at the Omni Hotel on Thursday evening for a celebration of his years of service as Executive Director of Region Ten.  Mr. Johnson is retiring after 10 years of service.

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CBRSS

September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Community Based Recovery Support Services team at Region Ten was created to benefit individuals and their families who are dealing with a substance use and /or a co-occurring mental health disorder that live in Charlottesville public housing communities. Read More

Lori Wood and Tom von Hemert. CIT AWARD

August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Law enforcement officers  who are specifically trained in behavioral health serve as a member of Crisis Intervention Teams, or CIT.  These officers are better equipped to intervene in emergency situations involving individuals with behavioral health needs. The success of CIT depends heavily on quality training by behavioral healthcare providers.

To this end, Region Ten is pleased to announce that Lori Wood, Director of Prevention, Outpatient, and Youth Crisis Services  has been awarded the 2017 CIT International Behavioral Healthcare Professional of the Year.

This  annual award comes from CIT International.  The recipient is selected by the CIT Board from all the nominations submitted by all CIT programs worldwide. Read More

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August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our hearts go out to those who have lost friends or family and those who were injured.  As our town moves forward each of us may find ongoing effects from the violence and unrest our community has experienced.  Remember to take care of your physical and mental health in the ongoing weeks.  Lean on your friends and relatives, reach out to those you see in need of support and know that if you are struggling Region Ten and many other mental health providers are available in our community.  Our agency has staff that are always willing to lend an ear, provide assistance and we are proud to be a part of this great community.

 

Let’s continue to work together to enrich our community – each day, for each person, with each other.

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August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Joshua is a 23-year-old male diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety disorder. He lives with his mom.

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July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

  One of the most pervasive and influential challenges in the mental health field is helping individuals deal with trauma. To help individuals cope with the effects of trauma, Region Ten has adopted a treatment approach which has demonstrated positive effects in treating trauma.  The treatment is known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing or EMDR. Read More

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July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

David  Johnson (pictured) has been hired by  Infant & Toddler Connection of the Blue Ridge to provide Occupational Therapy services.

Infant & Toddler Connection of the Blue Ridge has been providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers birth to 3 with developmental delays or disabilities for over 20 years under a number of different names, but always under the auspices of the Region Ten Community Services Board. Read More

ES Team

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Emergency Services staff pictured from left: Pam Coburn, Amber Britt, Curt Gleeson, Jamie Wyatt, Joanna Jennings, Emily Schorpp, Tom vonHemmert, Steve Hendrix, John Stone, Terri Higgins, Jalieen Grogan, Dominique McLaughlin, Em Parente, Katie Baird, David Tekippe, Allison O’Grady, Rebecca Landsberg.  Not pictured: Vester Appiah, Buzz Barnett, Angie Spivey-Byers, Jill Farrell, Mary Feamster, Andrew Frye, Andriana Hench, Stosh Kalinsky, Debbie Lonnquest, Lisa Lotts-Sanner, LeRoger Parrish, Kelly Rogers, Laura Ruth, Bethanne Smith, Setera Stevens, Maren Ward, and Molly Yates.

 While beginning with the legal mandate to conduct crisis evaluations to determine the least restrictive treatment environment, Region Ten Emergency Services is a large, dynamic team that is at the ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide support, consultation, and intervention to any individual in crisis, family members, first responders, physicians, or any other community members. 

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March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beth Gager, Region Ten’s Coordinator of Consumer Empowerment  was one of three authors featured  at a March 19th session of the Virginia Festival of the Book.   Read More