Partner Updates September 30, 2020
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is open for new clients and referrals for Roanoke Valley residents for all services. For the safety of their clients and staff, they currently are offering online telehealth options, including first-time assessments. However, for Roanoke Valley residents that do not have access to online services, they continue to see clients in person at their Burrell Same Day Access Center, and several other locations. Please call (540) 343-3007, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 3:00 p.m., to start services. BRBH asks that, if new or existing clients own a facemask, to please bring and wear it while in their facilities. To take proper precautions, BRBH is taking temperatures at the front door, and asking everyone to maintain six feet of physical distance with others within their buildings. For mental health emergencies, the BRBH 24-hour Crisis Line is also available at (540) 981-9351. For more information, please see the attached flyer or visit www.BRBH.org.In addition, click on the box marked Covid-19 Resources on their website home page for other helpful suggestions for additional support options and resources.
Intercept Health’s newest service, Frontline Health, is a counseling service offered to support all frontline and essential workers. For more information, visit https://outpatient.intercepthealth.com/frontline.
Bradley Free Clinic’s Behavioral Health Clinic, which offers counseling and psychiatric appointments, is now accepting new patients. Their services extend to adults who are uninsured, underinsured, and those who are of low-income. For more information, please see the attached flyer or call (540) 344-5156, ext. 137.
Family Service of Roanoke Valley is offering up to four free short-term therapy sessions to people who may be feeling increased anxiety, fear, or depression caused by COVID-19 or by recent unrest in our communities. Sessions are offered via video conferencing or phone, and are open to anyone ages ten and above. For more information, please see the attached flyer. To make an appointment, call (540) 563-5316, ext. 4653.
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) and Suicide Prevention Council of Roanoke Valley are hosting Talk Saves Lives, a free virtual introduction to suicide prevention, on Tuesday, October 6, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please see the attached flyer. To register, please email Sheila Lythgoe at [email protected].
Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) of the Roanoke Valley and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are hosting a webinar, Coping with Emotional Health for Professionals, on Tuesday, October 6, at 12:00 p.m. For more information or to register, please see the attached flyer.
Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) of the Roanoke Valley and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) are hosting a webinar, Coping with Emotional Health for Caregivers, on Thursday, October 8, at 3:00 p.m. For more information or to register, please see the attached flyer.