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Virginia Currents: Local Teen Raises Awareness About Epilepsy Ahead of National Gathering in Washington, DC

Epilepsy affects about 65 million people worldwide, and some three million in the United States. Families and advocates in Virginia are working to raise more awareness about the condition, which causes unprovoked seizures in people of all ages.  For WCVE’s Virginia Currents, Catherine Komp reports.

Virginia Currents: Helping Families and Pets, Veterinary Clinics Offer Discounted Services

Many families in Virginia continue to face challenges in making ends meet. Rent, food, doctor’s visits and unexpected repairs can all add up, and for those with pets, veterinary care may fall to the bottom of the list. But there are options for low-cost services, as Catherine Komp reports for Virginia Currents.

Want to see more? Scroll below for an audio slideshow of the Richmond SPCA and Jessica Beath Clinics.

Virginia Currents: Advocates Expand Peer Support to Spanish-Speaking Residents

Out of the millions of adults and youth who experience mental illness, less than half seek treatment. Peer support advocates in Central Virginia are hoping to see those numbers go up, especially for a growing population in need - the Latino community. For Virginia Currents, Catherine Komp has more.

Virginia Currents: Advocates Expand Peer Support to Spanish-Speaking Residents

Out of the millions of adults and youth who experience mental illness, less than half seek treatment. Peer support advocates in Central Virginia are hoping to see those numbers go up, especially for a growing population in need -- the Latino community.  For Virginia Currents, Catherine Komp has more.  

 

 

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