October 2019 | PBS
More Schools are Teaching Kids How to Cope with Emotions

October 2019 | Bristol Herald Courier
CIT Core Training Graduation

September 2019 | Press Release
HCS to Host Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Core Training

August 2019 | Press Release
HCS Holds “Fabulous Formal” for Community and Individuals with Special Needs

June 2019 | Bristol Herald Courier
Ribbon Cutting Event: CIT Assessment Center

June 2019 | WCYB
New CIT Assessment Center to Benefit Mental Health Patients & Police in SWVA

June 2019 | Press Release
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate HCS’ New CIT Assessment Center

June 2019 | Bristol Herald Courier
Highlands Community Services Has New Executive Director

May 2019 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services Announces New Executive Director

April 2019 | WJHL
Washington County, Va Drug Court Program Receives $400,000 Grant

April 2019 | VIP Seen
HCS Brings Home Two Silvers at the American Advertising Awards

January 2019 | Bristol Herald Courier
Bristol Festival is for Chocolate and Wine Lovers Everywhere

August 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
HCS to Host Dance for Community, People with Special Needs

July 2018 | VIP Seen
Drug-Free Bristol 5K Run/Walk

May 2018 | U.S. News & World Report
Recovering Addicts Find Success as Support Specialists

May 2018 | DukeToday
Holy Friendship Summit – Fight Against Opioids

May 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Power of Support

May 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Holy Friendship Summit

May 2018 | WCYB
Volunteers Gather to Build HCS Playground

April 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
International Organization Teaches Benefits of Infant Massage

April 2018 | Roanoke Times
Senator Kaine Learning About Suboxone Use

April 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Addiction Response Discussion During Senator Kaine Campaign Stop

April 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
CAC: Spin On A Cause

February 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Court Support: Canine Courthouse Legislation Proceeds

February 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
SWVA Delegation Tackling Mental Health Transports

January 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Invisible People: Mental Illness in our Region

January 2018 | Bristol Herald Courier
Virtual Care: An Imperfect Blessing

January 2018 | WJHL
Wine & Chocolate Festival

December 2017 | Bristol Herald Courier
‘Collective Effort’ Makes Difference On Opioid Epidemic

October 2017 | The Guardian
Drug Court – Giving Families a Chance to Break the Cycle

September 2017 | Bristol Herald Courier
Woman Credits Recovery to Drug Court Program

July 2017 | Bristol Herald Courier
Senator Kaine Tours Children’s Campus

July 2017 | WJHL Evening News
Senator Kaine Tours Southwest Virginia

April 2017 | Bristol Herald Courier
Pinwheels Spin for Child Abuse Awareness

March 2017 | Bristol Herald Courier
Children’s Campus Open

March 2017 | VIP SEEN
1st Annual Wine & Chocolate Festival

October 2016 | WCYB Evening News
Eagle Scouts Rebuild Playground at Children’s Advocacy Center

June 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In Virginia, federal prosecution and fines didn’t stop pain-pill prescribing

May 2016 | WCYB Evening News
Most Kidnappings in our Area Come from Family Problems

April 2016 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services Breaks Ground on Children’s Campus

March 2016 | WCYB Evening News
Sheriff’s Office Undergoes Training for Mental Health Cases

March 2016 | WCYB Evening News
Child Advocates Come Together for ‘Champions 4 Children’ Conference

February 2016 | WCYB Evening News
Predators Use Popular Apps to Target Children

October 2015 | Editorial Article
Advocacy Center Merger Overcomes Common Dilemmas

October 2015 | Article
Children’s Advocacy Center Merges with Highlands Community Services

October 2015 | Article
Advocacy Center to Join Highlands Community Services

September 2015 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Bristol, Washington, and Smyth County Merge

April 2015 | Article
Mental Health, Drug Addiction Target of Wellmont/MSHA Merger

July 2014 | WCYB Evening News
New Campaign Promotes Responsible Drinking Over Holiday Weekend

April 2014 | WCYB Evening News
Need for Foster Parents Stays Steady

April 2014 | Article
Increase in Regional Autism Cases Reported

January 2014 | Article
Behavioral Specialist Soon to Help Bridge Gap Between Community Mental Health Services, Hospital (JMH and HCS Partnership)

November 2013 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services (HCS) Wins Gold MarCom Award for Rebranding Efforts

August 2013 | Article
HCS Provides Mental Health Insight at New Barter Theatre Show –

August 2013 | Article
Turning an Old Place into a Safe Space for Children in Crisis –

August 2013 | Press Release
HCS Applauds as the Social Security Administration Banishes the “R-Word”

July 2013 | Article
Five Bristol, VA Inmates Complete National Fatherhood Initiative –

May 2013 | Press Release
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and HCS is Celebrating

April 2013 | Article
Local Businesses Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness –

April 2013 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services (HCS) Enlists Local Businesses to Light it up Blue for Autism Awareness 2013

March 2013 | Press Release
HCS Joins with Governor McDonnell to Proclaim March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March 2013 | Press Release
HCS Wins ADDY Award for Project Jane, Domestic Violence Awareness Design

March 2013 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services Reveals Modern New Look to Reflect Quality Services

February 2013 | Article
Prisoners Use Time to Become Better Dads –

December 2012 | Article
Opinion: How We Care for Children Reveals the Quality of our Leadership – Newtown, Connecticut Sandy Hook Response –

September 2012 | Press Release
HCS Stepping Stones Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center Forms Strategic Partnership with VHCC Nursing Students

September 2012 | Article
Drug Court Graduate: ‘My Kids are Happy I’m Home from Jail and I’m Clean. I’m in a Happy Place’ –

August 2012 | Press Release
In Celebration of National Recovery Month, Highlands Community Services (HCS) Announces First Graduate of the Washington County Drug Court Program

July 2012 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services (HCS) Launches Radio Show to Share Information about Mental Health

June 2012 | Article
Project Dads Helping Fathers be a Role Model for their Children –

May 2012 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services (HCS) Helps Fathers Build Skill with Project Dads

May 2012 | Article
Organizations Rally Against Abuse and Domestic Violence: Anarchy at Home –

April 2012 | Article
Shedding Light on a Puzzling World –

March 25, 2012 | Article
Synthetic Drugs Taking Toll on Lives, Community –

February 2012 | Press Release
Highlands Community Services (HCS) Announces 2nd Annual World of Autism Conference and Raises Awareness of the Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders

December 2011 | Press Release
Highlands Center for Behavioral Health Partners with the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program

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