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Governor McCrory and First Lady Highlight Family Day

Press Release:

    Raleigh, N.C.     Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory are partnering with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse to recognize Family Day in North Carolina. CASA Family Day is a national initiative that encourages simple acts of communication and engagement as key ways to help prevent substance use in children and teens.

    "Addressing mental health, substance use and underage drinking have been primary focuses of our team since day one," said Governor McCrory. "Ann and I encourage parents, teachers and local leaders to get involved in the conversation and be engaged with children and students in the community."

    The governor and first lady are committed to raising awareness of substance use, underage drinking and addiction by promoting parental involvement to help prevent substance use.

    "Now that students are back in school, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day distractions of life," said First Lady McCrory. "We encourage families and communities alike to make time to discuss these issues."

    To view Governor McCrory's Family Day proclamation, click here.

  • Contact: Crystal Feldman
  •     govpress@nc.gov



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