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In Opioid Epidemic, Prejudice Persists Against Methadone

In Opioid Epidemic, Prejudice Persists Against Methadone

By Christine Vestal Stateline When Rebecca Schmaltz found out she was pregnant with her second child, she tried to quit heroin cold turkey...

December 2, 2016 with 0 Comments
Mental Health CEO Defends His Salary at Legislature

Mental Health CEO Defends His Salary at Legislature

Legislators direct their ire at the head of one North Carolina’s mental health agencies. By Rose Hoban The presentation started as an..

November 30, 2016 with 9 Comments
In Robeson County: Fighting Grim Statistics with Work and Hope

In Robeson County: Fighting Grim Statistics with Work and Hope

Health outcomes in the far southeastern part of North Carolina are some of the worst in the state. But some folks are making a concerted..

November 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
Cleaning Up After Disaster

Cleaning Up After Disaster

Thousands of homeowners across Eastern North Carolina will face the daunting physical and emotional task of starting over. By Catherine..

November 11, 2016
How Teletherapy Addresses Mental Health Needs

How Teletherapy Addresses Mental Health Needs

By Jon Frandsen Stateline An acute need for more and easier access to mental health treatment and improvements in communications technology..

October 27, 2016
UNC-Pembroke’s Reaction to Hurricane Also Aided Community

UNC-Pembroke’s Reaction to Hurricane Also Aided Community

In addition to caring for students physically and emotionally, officials and students from the Robeson County campus reached out to the..

October 24, 2016
To Reduce Addiction, Link Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Care

To Reduce Addiction, Link Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Care

Hundreds gathered to discuss ways to reduce the numbers of people in the Foothills who are abusing opioids, while maintaining options for..

October 20, 2016
Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER

Research has shown North Carolina has some of the longest wait times around. By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News On any given day,..

October 19, 2016
Program Spurs Conversation, Debate on Future Dix Memorial

Program Spurs Conversation, Debate on Future Dix Memorial

More than a hundred people gathered Sunday afternoon to reflect and discuss what should be part of a memorial to the now-shuttered mental..

October 17, 2016
Dorothea Dix Hospital – Interactive History Timeline

Dorothea Dix Hospital – Interactive History Timeline

The now-shuttered Raleigh psychiatric facility has a storied history that extends back more than a century-and-a-half. By Thomas Goldsmith..

October 11, 2016
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