Press Release: HFD Trains with Local Agency

Harrisonburg, VA. – The Harrisonburg Fire Department (HFD) has partnered with a local agency to give staff the tools they need when responding to certain situations. […]

DNR: CSB Looks to Stem Opioid Overdoses

HARRISONBURG — It’s happening more and more often. Picture it: A group of people get together to use opioids. One person has too much and overdoses. […]

March is Developmental Disabilities Month

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan made March “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.” In 1987, I was in Middle School […]

HRCSB Community Needs Assessment

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board Behavioral Health and Wellness department just completed their Community Needs Assessment […]

DNR: Jail’s Mental Health Program Now Permanent

The Daily News Record interviewed Ellen Harrison, Executive Director of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board, about the mental health services in the jail that have now become permanent.[…]

The Opioid Addiction Crisis is a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

On November 21st 2016, Governor Terry McAuliffe declared opioid addiction and overdose a public health emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia. […]

Important Changes to Virginia’s Waiver Services

Waiver services are funds designed to allow people with disabilities, both children and adults, to live as independently as possible in the community. For some people, this may mean […]

WHSV: Governor McAuliffe Announces New Website

WHSV interviewed Ellen Harrison, Executive Director of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Services Board, about the new website VaAware.com […]

Moving towards becoming a Trauma Informed Agency

Harrisonburg-Rockingham CSB took the first of several steps to becoming a trauma informed agency. […]

Preventing Suicide through “Lethal Means Safety”

Harrisonburg-Rockingham Community Service’s Board is proud to announce their participation in a region-wide effort entitled “Lock & Talk Virginia”. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage those who suspect somone of having thoughts of suicide to step in. Lock guns, lock medication, and talk safety.[…]