Coalition and sheriff’s office host substance-use education

On Sunday April 21, 2024, the Southside Wellness Coalition and Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office joined together to host a Hidden In Plain Sight educational event at Bethany Baptist Church in Baskerville. Community partners and advocates such as the Virginia Poison Control Center at VCU Health, Virginia Department of Health, Resilient Pathways, Virginia Medical Services Corps, Trauma Awareness &…

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Coalition announces 2024 leadership team

The Southside Wellness Coalition has elected its Leadership Team for 2024! The team includes: Liam Hudson, chair Sgt. Jamie King Stephen Wilson Lt. Will Stembridge Christine Pennington Laura Castle Sherry Elaina Martin Kenan Tyner-Smith, fiscal agent Congratulations to the team and thank you for your willingness to serve! An extra-special thank you to all our…

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Coalition representatives attend Prevention Day, CADCA Forum

Southside Behavioral Health Prevention Manager Kenan Tyner-Smith, along with SWC leadership team members Catherine Maloney, Christy Moseley and Stephen Wilson, attended Prevention Day on Jan. 30 and the CADCA Forum in National Harbor, Maryland, on behalf of the coalition. The CADCA Forum is the premier and largest training event for community-based substance use and misuse…

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Coalition announce 2023 leadership team

Thank you and congratulations to the members of our 2023 leadership team: Catherine Maloney, Christy Moseley, Liam Hudson, Mary Ann Crowder, Patrice Clayton, Sgt. Jamie King, and Stephen Wilson. We appreciate your coming together to lead us as we work for a healthy, safe Southside!

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National Night Out giveaway winners share photos of prizes

When members of the Southside Wellness Coalition alongside the Southside Behavioral Health team attended National Night Out events across Southside, visitors to the tent were invited to enter a giveaway of self-care packages and supply-filled backpacks. We invited winners to share photos of their prizes with us, and we’re excited to say that many of them did!…

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