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Tips for Navigating the Holiday Season During COVID-19

This year, the holidays will present a unique set of challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our normal activities. Here are some things to keep in mind as you navigate the upcoming holiday season.

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New Drop-In Center and Therapeutic Rehabilitation Program Open in Richmond

New Vista has launched two new programs in Richmond, Kentucky, as part of a new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) grant to expand mental health and substance use services in Clark, Estill, Madison, Powell and Fayette counties. 

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Kentucky Moms Program Offers Help for Pregnant Women With Addiction

Kentucky Moms Maternal Assistance Towards Recovery (MATR) is offered by New Vista’s Regional Prevention Center and provides services in 17 Central Kentucky counties.

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New Vista and LexArts Partner for Downtown Lexington Mural

Thanks to a recent partnership with LexArts, downtown Lexington will be gaining a new addition to its mural scene in the Spring of 2021. Many murals can be found in downtown Lexington, communicating the creativity, beauty and culture of the Central Kentucky community.

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Celebrate Red Ribbon Week Virtually

Red Ribbon Week is a celebration of living a drug free life, and this year it's happening October 23-31. It is usually celebrated in schools but since this year is a little different here are 6 ways to celebrate either at home, with a neighborhood or at school.

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Announcement of New President and Chief Executive Officer for New Vista, Central Kentucky’s Community Mental Health Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2020 – The New Vista Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dee Werline as the next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New Vista.

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New Vista Opens New First Steps Office in Elizabethtown

New Vista opened a new First Steps office in Elizabethtown in July 2020, offering early intervention services for children with a developmental delay. The First Steps program, previously operated by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, is now part of the New Vista First Steps team.

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10 Books To Help Children Identify And Express Their Feelings At This Time

With COVID-19 and the recent social injustice in America, many children are experiencing various levels of distress. Children cannot always put into words how they are feeling, but they can often connect with a story that does.

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With Preschools Closed, Is Your Child Still Meeting Developmental Milestones?

With children not returning to pre-school this year and without the input of teachers and other educational professionals, it's natural for parents to wonder about their child's development as we continue to endure the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 Ways to Reduce Alcohol Consumption During COVID-19 Outbreak

During COVID-19, living with an alcoholic can be especially chaotic, often unsafe and stressful. The alcoholic often attempts to hide the problem, denies there is a problem or makes light of the problem. None of these strategies change the problem or make the situation any less difficult.

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Kentucky Medicaid Spotlights New Vista's Schwartz Center

Program Manager, Julie Breitigan, oversees residential substance use services at the Schwartz Center for Men and the recently opened Schwartz Center for Women.

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4 Ways to Improve Relationships During the Shutdown

During stressful times, relationships can be tested. The coronavirus has caused us to spend more time than ever with our loved ones at home.

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