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Group Home Money Allegedly Hidden in House Budget

Group Home Money Allegedly Hidden in House Budget

Group home providers are being told there’s money to support their residents with mental health disabilities, but the fix..

May 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
The Path to Katahdin: Championing Recovery-based Care

The Path to Katahdin: Championing Recovery-based Care

A hiker takes a break in Waynesville to speak out for recovery-based behavioral health care. By Taylor Sisk Phil Valentine is hiking home...

May 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Keeping the Mentally Ill Out of Hospitals

Keeping the Mentally Ill Out of Hospitals

  By Christine Vestal Stateline It is a busy Friday afternoon. Staff members check in guests at the front desk. Other employees lead..

May 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
Big Changes for DHHS, Medicaid Leadership

Big Changes for DHHS, Medicaid Leadership

By Rose Hoban A big shuffle is coming to the top of the state’s Medicaid program, Sec. Aldona Wos announced today. The current..

May 22, 2015 with 1 Comment
Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

Mental Health Transition Program Scales Up Across State

People with mental health issues making the transition to more independent living will get a bit more help with a new program. By Rachel..

May 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

In the far-west counties of the state, finding services for special-needs kids is a chore. The Family Support Network is up for the..

May 18, 2015 with 1 Comment
NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

House lawmakers released the first draft of their 2015-17 budget proposals Thursday morning. We take a look at the health and human..

May 15, 2015 with 1 Comment
Families Help One Another Along Their Special-needs Journeys

Families Help One Another Along Their Special-needs Journeys

The Family Support Network of North Carolina connects families who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities with..

May 4, 2015
Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

A bill at the General Assembly would limit physicians’ questions to their patients about firearms. By Rose Hoban Physicians and..

April 29, 2015
Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

A bill to cover autism treatment has been passed twice by the North Carolina House of Representatives only to die in the Senate. Now a..

April 29, 2015
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