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NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | June 7, 2018

Heroin Mortality Hitting Urban North Carolina Counties Hardest

According to the article, published in the current issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal, the switch from prescription opioids to illicit drugs like heroin and fentanyl has moved the geographic heart of the problem in North Carolina.

NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | May 18, 2018

Study Shows More Instruction, Smaller Kits Could Increase Naloxone Use

A survey of treatment seekers at four different methadone clinics in North Carolina showed that while this community is well-informed about the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone, many still don’t know how to use the kits or find them too cumbersome to carry.

NewsFeaturedNewsNewsPress Release | May 2, 2018

Health Care Systems Must Rethink Approach to Domestic Violence: Experts

Domestic violence is the primary form of trauma experienced by children in North Carolina’s welfare system, but responses to this problem vary in philosophy, focus and funding.