Suicide Prevention Month: Ask, Share, Learn

Join your Southside neighbors and friends this month as we come together to prevent suicide, respond to substance use, and promote healthy families. Our slate of training opportunities is long, and we encourage everyone to take part. Here are some other ways to help: 1. ASK: If you are concerned about someone, let them know you…

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Member Spotlight: Dominique Watson

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I became a representative for SVHEC and later decided I wanted to be more involved. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Community involvement especially youth What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths? Teamwork amongst the group If you…

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Help wanted: CCoVA Coalition Coordinator

Work with coalitions just like ours across Virginia! From the job description: This position is responsible for coordinating the functions of the Community Coalitions of Virginia statewide coalition focusing on substance use prevention. The Coordinator will be responsible for using the Strategic Prevention Framework to guide the work of the organization. This position will oversee…

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Member Spotlight: Kim Adams, Recovering Hands

Kim Adams

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I run a residential extended-care facility in our area for women suffering the effects of substance use. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Funding and detox options. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest strengths? Having a resource like…

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Member Spotlight: Rusty Bishop

What prompted you to join Southside Wellness Coalition? I was asked by Kenan. Having recently moved to Clarksville full time, I had been seeking ways to engage and help within the community. What do you consider to be one of Southside’s biggest challenges? Marketing – and developing a strategic plan that would convince prospective members…

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