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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
NC Environmental Chief to Trump: Rein In Obama’s EPA

NC Environmental Chief to Trump: Rein In Obama’s EPA

DEQ Secretary Donald van der Vaart raises national profile as indications emerge he’s getting a look from Trump’s transition team. By..

November 21, 2016
What The Election Could Mean for NC: Environmental Health

What The Election Could Mean for NC: Environmental Health

Results from last week’s election, for president and for North Carolina governor, are likely to produce changes in environmental policy..

November 14, 2016
What The Election Means: Health Care in NC

What The Election Means: Health Care in NC

Plenty of changes could be coming to health care in the wake of Tuesday’s election. By Rose Hoban As pundits, politicians and..

November 10, 2016
Rural Advocates Push for Medicaid Expansion

Rural Advocates Push for Medicaid Expansion

Rural hospitals have been shown to be at particular risk when state’s decide not to expand Medicaid. By Rose Hoban Since 2013, health..

November 3, 2016
Overnight Respite for Caregivers on the Horizon in NC

Overnight Respite for Caregivers on the Horizon in NC

It seems like a little thing, but being able to take a night off from caregiving can make a huge difference. By Thomas Goldsmith For the..

October 30, 2016
Candidates Make Their Pitches to Nurses

Candidates Make Their Pitches to Nurses

McCrory, Cooper and others in pitched electoral battles this year showed up at this year’s NC Nursing Association conference in late..

October 27, 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
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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