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Helping Communities Heal: The Holistic Value of Mediation

What if we could create more resilient communities, and engage with each other more civilly through intentional skill-building, connection, and communication?

That’s the groundbreaking idea being promoted by Susquehanna Valley Mediation, a
Selinsgrove, Pa.-based mediation organization that’s branching out beyond its legal
work to offer individuals, families, workplaces, schools, and organizations tools
needed to accomplish those objectives. To read more, click this article from WVIA.

Susquehanna Valley Mediation received COVID-19 relief money from Union County to fund programs working with formerly incarcerated people before, during, and after their release from prison to reduce recidivism and support healthy reintegration into society. To read more, click this article from the Daily Item.

ARPA Funds used by SVM to help reduce recidivism in Union County

Snyder and Union Counties to spend combined $200K to combat opioid crisis

Snyder and Union counties will pool more than $200,000 they’ve received from an opioid settlement fund to help individuals in recovery and their families.

The counties will use the money to fund the Susquehanna Mediation Center’s Families in Recovery program, if approved by the Opioid Trust, Snyder County Commissioner Joe Kantz and Union County Commissioner Preston Boop said Tuesday. To read more, click this article from the Daily Item.

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