Learn how childhood trauma impacts adult mental health by attending Mental Health 101: The Long-term Mental Health Impacts of Childhood Traumawebinar on Wednesday, September 4 at 12:00 noon. This webinar seeks to address these and other questions by focusing on the impact untreated childhood trauma — also referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) — can have on those who may be struggling with mental health concerns. Learn more and register HERE.
REVIVE teaches the public how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of naloxone. Attend a free training from 5pm to 7pm on September 11 at the Western Tidewater CSB, 135 South Saratoga Street in Suffolk. Register HERE.
Join Peninsula Maternal Mental Health Coalition on Monday, September 16 for lunch and meet the new interim executive director and Peninsula coordinator. The meeting will be held at Riverside Regional Medical Center, 500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Annex D in Newport News. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physicians from the Sentara Cancer Network will lead a presentation and open discussion on prostate cancer. This is a great opportunity for men to understand their risk factors and work with a physician to help determine if they should have an exam and testing for this disease (available at the event). REGISTER for September 19 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Radiation/Oncology Entrance, 1060 First Colonial Road or REGISTER for September 21 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at SEVHS (formerly PICH) at Stoneybrook 15425-H Warwick Boulevard in Newport News.
The City of Virginia Beach is holding a FREE Community Health & Wellness Event from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 25 at Chalice Christian Church, 5612 Hayden Road in Virginia Beach. Free boxed lunches, give-a-ways and raffles, nutrition and health screenings, classes and more will be offered at no charge. Learn more and register by contacting Dennis Southers at (757) 385-0819 or Vivian Alibah at (757) 385-0818.
Attend a free pre-retirement workshop on Thursday, September 19 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know at Slover Library, 235 E. Plume Street in Norfolk. During the workshop, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist will answer questions including: When are you eligible to receive retirement benefits? How does early retirement affect your benefits? Do you qualify for disability, survivors, and/or spouse benefits? When should you file for Medicare? What is the future of Social Security? my Social Security account and other online services will be discussed. Before the workshop, those attending are asked to go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount to create a my Social Security account, print your Social Security Statement and bring it with you that night. Free and open to the public.
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