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Goodbye!

Goodbye!

Goodbye! Our Director of Community Engagement, Kelsey Harrington has decided to pursue a new calling, effective August 25th. We wish her the best of luck in her new endeavor! Please contact Teresa Berry at tberry@sararoanoke.org with any upcoming workshop requests....
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? By Laura B. Guilliams, MA, RYT You may have already noticed a change in how we refer to the trained volunteers and staff who answer our hotline and respond in person to survivors. When you call the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, you are connected to a...
#TakeActionTuesday – 05.02.2017

#TakeActionTuesday – 05.02.2017

May is Mental Health Month!     Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley is hosting many events throughout the month of May to celebrate Mental Health Month. Advocate One of the best ways to advocate for mental health awareness is to demonstrate good mental...
#SAAM, Week 3 Wrap-Up

#SAAM, Week 3 Wrap-Up

#SAAM Week 3 Events On Tuesday, April 18th we filled the day with self-care activities. We are lucky to have Laura Guilliams on our staff as Director of Crisis Services. Another exciting expertise Laura brings to the table is that of a Certified Yoga Teacher. She led...
#SAAM, Week 2 Wrap-Up

#SAAM, Week 2 Wrap-Up

#SAAM Week 2 Events This week we had a great time at community events and reaching out to new people! Jefferson College of Health Sciences hosted Take Back the Night on Tuesday, April 11th. This event has a long tradition at the college and many students and community...
#SAAM, Week 1 Wrap-Up

#SAAM, Week 1 Wrap-Up

#SAAM Week 1 On Tuesday, April 4th we kicked off our first community-wide Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a Press Conference featuring City of Roanoke Mayor Sherman Lea, Nick Kline, Chair of the Family Violence Coordinating Council, and Brian Caswell, survivor....