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Category Archives: Mental Health


Over 100 Served by Crisis Stabilization Unit for Children

Posted on August 15, 2013
The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) at St. Joseph’s Villa is the first and only unit of its kind in Central Virginia to serve children and adolescents ages 5 to 17 experiencing a mental health crisis.  Since opening in May 2012 in partnership with the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority, the CSU has served more than 100 children in crisis. Children who need short-term, out-of-home placement are able to stay in the CSU and ...Read More

Day Treatment Spring Break a Success!

Posted on May 7, 2012
Children in the Villa's Therapeutic Day Treatment had a wonderful Spring Break, as they got to go on lots of great field trips.  On Thursday, chidren who had earned the privilege through their good behavior and success with the pogram went to an area Putt-Putt as a reward and on Friday, they were able to visit the go-kart track!  Way to go, guys!

Spring Break is LOTS of Fun at Day Support!

Posted on May 7, 2012
Spring Break is a great time for kids, and it’s no exception at the Villa!  Especially if you are in the Villa’s Day Support program!  The program uses themes throughout the week to make each day special, and there were several field trips out into the community to explore the themes in greater depth.  At right, Tye Williamson, the program’s recreational therapist, is shown helping the children with their athletic skills.  What ...Read More



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