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November 14, 2019

What Does the New CDC Report Tell Us About ACEs?

By Emily Hooks

By Emily Hooks   Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Vital Signs report. This comprehensive report details the impact of…

November 6, 2019

New NCMJ Issue: Health of Justice-Involved People in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

Whether in prisons, jails, juvenile justice, or in the community, people involved in North Carolina’s justice system have unique needs and face unique barriers to care. Jails and prisons have…

November 1, 2019

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine is Pleased to Announce a New Strategic Focus for North Carolina’s Essentials for Childhood Initiative

By Michelle Ries

By Michelle Ries   The North Carolina Division of Public Health has, since 2013, been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop and implement a public…

October 24, 2019

Youth Suicide & Suicide Attempts Rising in U.S. and N.C.

By Kaitlin Phillips

Data on youth suicides and suicide attempts released in the past week show that rates are rising among several subgroups.   On October 16, researchers at the McSilver Institute for…

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