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In order to better reach those with substance use disorders, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $4.4 million in funding for 15 mobile units to provide screening, assessment, treatment, primary care and recovery support services.
In order to better reach those with substance use disorders, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $4.4 million in funding for 15 mobile units to provide screening, assessment, treatment, primary care and recovery support services.
 
A bill introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, is meant to help improve crisis intervention and services for veterans suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues.
A bill introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, is meant to help improve crisis intervention and services for veterans suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues.
 
So many families are dealing with it. Someone close to you is troubled to the point that you’re worried about their future.
So many families are dealing with it. Someone close to you is troubled to the point that you’re worried about their future.
 
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an additional round of 42 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program, bringing the total number of total grants awarded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds to 719.
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an additional round of 42 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program, bringing the total number of total grants awarded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds to 719.
 
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an initial round of 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.
Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an initial round of 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.
 
Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the following statement after the Trump Administration unveiled FindTreatment.gov, a substance abuse treatment locator.
Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the following statement after the Trump Administration unveiled FindTreatment.gov, a substance abuse treatment locator.
 
At East Carolina University, students recovering from substance use disorder are not only receiving support, they’re providing it as well.
At East Carolina University, students recovering from substance use disorder are not only receiving support, they’re providing it as well.
 
Some N.C. lawmakers are thinking about ways to deal with foster children whose birth parents are struggling with substance abuse.
Some N.C. lawmakers are thinking about ways to deal with foster children whose birth parents are struggling with substance abuse.
 
According to a report released today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) Drug-Free Communities (DFC) programs continue to yield consistently reduced youth substances use rates.
According to a report released today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) Drug-Free Communities (DFC) programs continue to yield consistently reduced youth substances use rates.
 
To help those struggling with substance use disorders and enhance public health prevention efforts, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is focusing efforts to reach patients at risk for hepatitis A in the state-operated Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers.
To help those struggling with substance use disorders and enhance public health prevention efforts, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is focusing efforts to reach patients at risk for hepatitis A in the state-operated Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Mountain Area Health Education Center to increase the number of doctors who graduate from North Carolina residency programs with the training necessary to provide medication-assisted treatment for patients
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Mountain Area Health Education Center to increase the number of doctors who graduate from North Carolina residency programs with the training necessary to provide medication-assisted treatment for patients
 
Twenty-two local health departments in North Carolina will receive a share of $1.8 million to implement high-impact, community-level strategies to address the opioid crisis based on the NC Opioid Action Plan
Twenty-two local health departments in North Carolina will receive a share of $1.8 million to implement high-impact, community-level strategies to address the opioid crisis based on the NC Opioid Action Plan
 
North Carolina will receive $27 million over the next year to fight the state's opioid epidemic by getting people off opioids and preventing others from misusing them, Governor Roy Cooper announced today
North Carolina will receive $27 million over the next year to fight the state's opioid epidemic by getting people off opioids and preventing others from misusing them, Governor Roy Cooper announced today
 
Today, Gov. Roy Cooper named 21 new appointees to various state boards and commissions, including the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and the North Carolina Sedimentation Control Commission
Today, Gov. Roy Cooper named 21 new appointees to various state boards and commissions, including the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and the North Carolina Sedimentation Control Commission
 
Patients deserve better access to both life-saving and life-preserving health-care treatments
Patients deserve better access to both life-saving and life-preserving health-care treatments
 
The following classes are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu
The following classes are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu
 
The following classes are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu
The following classes are available through the Continuing Education Department at BCCC. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applicants to develop recommendations of Governor Pat McCrory's Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Use, including employing case management and other targeted strategies to help those with mental health and substance use is
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applicants to develop recommendations of Governor Pat McCrory's Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Use, including employing case management and other targeted strategies to help those with mental health and substance use is
 
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
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
 
Budget writers working on the state's 2016-17 spending plan received the OK to increase the amount of money to open new psychiatric beds around the state from $12 million to $18 million, using proceeds from the sale of the Dorothea Dix campus in Raleigh, while eliminating a controversial regulation.
Budget writers working on the state's 2016-17 spending plan received the OK to increase the amount of money to open new psychiatric beds around the state from $12 million to $18 million, using proceeds from the sale of the Dorothea Dix campus in Raleigh, while eliminating a controversial regulation.
 
Students can get certified to be a substance abuse counselor online. Professional office assistants can advance or brush up on developments in their field by getting certified as an administrative office assistant
Students can get certified to be a substance abuse counselor online. Professional office assistants can advance or brush up on developments in their field by getting certified as an administrative office assistant
 
Governor Pat McCrory joined law enforcement officers, first responders, legislators and health care officials today at the Guilford County Sheriff's Office to sign legislation making naloxone, a life-saving opioid reversal drug that has already saved 3,300 North Carolinians, more accessible
Governor Pat McCrory joined law enforcement officers, first responders, legislators and health care officials today at the Guilford County Sheriff's Office to sign legislation making naloxone, a life-saving opioid reversal drug that has already saved 3,300 North Carolinians, more accessible
 
Continuing his administration's commitment to take on North Carolina's toughest mental health and substance abuse challenges, Governor McCrory has accepted recommendations from two key task forces set up to develop new strategies for addressing mental health, substance abuse and underage drinking.
Continuing his administration's commitment to take on North Carolina's toughest mental health and substance abuse challenges, Governor McCrory has accepted recommendations from two key task forces set up to develop new strategies for addressing mental health, substance abuse and underage drinking.
 
Governor Pat McCrory received recommendations from the Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force today presented by Task Force co-chairman and ABC Commission Chairman Jim Gardner. In attendance were task force members and representatives from the ABC...
Governor Pat McCrory received recommendations from the Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force today presented by Task Force co-chairman and ABC Commission Chairman Jim Gardner. In attendance were task force members and representatives from the ABC...
 
Researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill presented their report on the effects of alcohol on the brains of young people to the Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force today. Governor Pat McCrory requested the report in December.
Researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill presented their report on the effects of alcohol on the brains of young people to the Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force today. Governor Pat McCrory requested the report in December.
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded a grant to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to plan the establishment of a network of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded a grant to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to plan the establishment of a network of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.
 
Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a time to call attention to a major cause of accidental death in the United States. Each day, at least two people in North Carolina die from unintentional opiate overdose with more than 800 opiate overdose-related deaths reported in 2014.
Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a time to call attention to a major cause of accidental death in the United States. Each day, at least two people in North Carolina die from unintentional opiate overdose with more than 800 opiate overdose-related deaths reported in 2014.
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the membership of The Governor's Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Use today
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the membership of The Governor's Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Use today
 
More than 2,500 patients across the state may be diverted each year from hospital emergency departments to behavioral health crisis centers with help from $5,000 grants awarded to each of 11 counties
More than 2,500 patients across the state may be diverted each year from hospital emergency departments to behavioral health crisis centers with help from $5,000 grants awarded to each of 11 counties
 
One in four Americans suffers from a mental health condition. Behavioral health, or mental health, is a term used to refer to fields related to the study, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse.
One in four Americans suffers from a mental health condition. Behavioral health, or mental health, is a term used to refer to fields related to the study, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse.
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today...
 
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments
 
Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed East Carolina University assistant professor Dr. Beth Chaney to the North Carolina Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force.
Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed East Carolina University assistant professor Dr. Beth Chaney to the North Carolina Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force.
 
NCTracks will achieve its first service anniversary on July 1 as the single system for processing claims and payments for Medicaid and other N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) programs.
NCTracks will achieve its first service anniversary on July 1 as the single system for processing claims and payments for Medicaid and other N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) programs.
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced one of the largest federal community development block grants in the state's history today, a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to create a facility for homeless veterans.
Governor Pat McCrory announced one of the largest federal community development block grants in the state's history today, a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to create a facility for homeless veterans.
 
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today that creates a multi-agency task force aimed at reducing substance abuse and underage drinking. The Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force will build on statewide prevention, treatment and...
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today that creates a multi-agency task force aimed at reducing substance abuse and underage drinking. The Governor's Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force will build on statewide prevention, treatment and...
 
With Chancellor Steve Ballard and Vice Chancellor Virginia Hardy standing beside him, Gov. Pat McCrory signed an executive order May 13 that creates a multi-agency task force aimed at reducing substance abuse and underage drinking.
With Chancellor Steve Ballard and Vice Chancellor Virginia Hardy standing beside him, Gov. Pat McCrory signed an executive order May 13 that creates a multi-agency task force aimed at reducing substance abuse and underage drinking.
 
Last week, a young man from eastern North Carolina named Keith Vidal became the latest victim in a long series of preventable tragedies caused by untreated severe mental illness.
Last week, a young man from eastern North Carolina named Keith Vidal became the latest victim in a long series of preventable tragedies caused by untreated severe mental illness.
 
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