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August 23, 2022

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: Considerations for North Carolina

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By Amanda Gomez Stigma toward people who use drugs often obscures valuable information on harm reduction and mischaracterizes treatment options for this community. Medications for opioid use disorder (MOUDs), formerly…

August 15, 2022

Lessons Learned Thus Far From North Carolina’s Healthy Opportunities Pilots

By Kaitlin Phillips

In March 2022, as part of a shift to Medicaid managed care, North Carolina became the first state to launch a comprehensive pilot program to provide evidence-based non-medical services, such…

July 15, 2022

Health-Related Provisions in the North Carolina State Budget

By Michelle Ries

On July 11, 2022, Governor Roy Cooper signed the latest state budget into law. Passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in June, the budget provides the $27.9 billion spending…

July 13, 2022

NCMJ: Putting Health Behaviors in Context in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

Guest Editor Carrie Rosario, DrPH, of UNC-Greensboro, asks whether organizations, communities, and public institutions in North Carolina are engaging in behaviors that create healthy conditions for all people in our state.