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Overdose Awareness Event, Thursday, August 30

    August 30, 6:30-8 pm, Mary’s Gourmet Diner, 723 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem On Thursday, August 30th from 6:30-8:00 pm, the Twin City Harm Reduction Collective (TCHRC), along with other sponsoring groups and agencies, will sponsor a community wide gathering, Not One More: Remembering Loved Ones, Hope for those Struggling with Addiction. This event will take place […]

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HHS Partnership offers tools to address opioid crisis

By Heidi Christensen Drug addictions and abuse are among the most prevalent, complex and destructive illnesses in human society. They are found in every segment of our communities, regardless of race, religion and socioeconomic class as well as every walk of life: farmers and musicians, lawyers and construction workers, stay-at-home moms, military veterans, high school […]

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Empowerment Project & City with Dwellings: knowledge, passion & street smarts

  Groups Develop Winning Formula for Working with Vulnerable Populations   By Les Gura Most don’t see the most vulnerable people in the community or they choose to look away when they walk right past on the street. But two organizations in Winston-Salem are right there with these homeless folks, seeking them out in abandoned […]

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Collaboration for NC Medicaid Managed Care

  Safety net clinics collectively served 351,000 Medicaid patients over a recent 12-month period and plowed the proceeds from those encounters back into serving another 485,480 people who are uninsured. By Tim Gallagher North Carolina has had a rich history of caring for people without health care insurance through a loosely organized group of providers […]

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Q&A with Nashville, NC, Police Chief Thomas Bashore on substance abuse program

  Nashville NC Police Department Breaks with Tradition and Provides HOPE to Drug Users   Interview by Melanie Raskin It’s not your typical law enforcement model, to invite people with opioid addiction to come to the police department, turn in their drugs and get treatment help, with no judgment, no arrest and no jail. But […]

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Free Seminar: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times

  Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times February 19,  5:30 – 7 pm Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Campus, Chapel Basement Conference Room Humans have a remarkable healing wisdom innate within our very bodies. Learning how to utilize this wisdom by understanding the brain science and how to regulate our responses to stress and trauma can […]

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Q&A: Urban Ministry’s Dale Mullennix, Charlotte, NC

  Housing Is Healthcare at Charlotte’s Moore Place Apartments for the Homeless: A Q&A with Urban Ministry’s Dale Mullennix   Interview by Melanie Raskin “Housing is healthcare.” That’s the point of view of Charlotte, NC’s Urban Ministry. Their Moore Place apartments for the chronically-homeless replaces the approximate $39,000 per person per year societal band-aid of […]

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