Volunteer Month Spotlight: The Vital Work of the Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) During the COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Submitted by xlschwa on Tue, 04/18/2023 - 9:07 am
April is Volunteer Month and we are highlighting the great work hundreds of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers make in the community throughout the year.

Fairfax County and Health Department Welcome New Community-Based Clinic: Answers Need for Affordable, Culturally-Competent Behavioral Health Services on Richmond Highway 

Submitted by xlschwa on Thu, 04/06/2023 - 2:36 pm
The Growth & Healing HUB offers children and families therapeutic services, regardless of ability to pay.

People from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to have experienced symptoms of mental illnesses or disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic.1 The Richmond Highway area of Alexandria, which represents one of the most ethnically and economically diverse areas of Fairfax,2 has limited mental health community-based services.  

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