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Three Baptist groups team up to improve rural health

  Three statewide Baptist organizations are taking a different approach by teaming up to combat some of the region’s health challenges Photo: Leland Kerr and Anita Holmes By Les Gura By nearly every economic measure — household income, employment, average wage — northeast North Carolina lags behind the rest of the state. Combine that with […]

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Nashville, NC, police chief offers hope to opioid addicts

CNN recently featured an effective drug rehabilitation initiative in Nashville, a small North Carolina of 5,400. Nashville’s HOPE program is “modeled after the innovative ‘Angel’ program in Gloucester, Massachusetts, which opens the way for addicts to get police assistance and medical help without fear of arrest, is a way of rethinking law enforcement’s role in responding to this […]

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Online Stakeholder Health magazine on housing first for chronically homeless

  Click HERE for the magazine pdf. Stakeholder Health’s latest online magazine is now available. Hospitals & Housing First explores the history of the housing first movement across the United States, including in Charlotte, North Carolina. It looks at where health systems have partnered with community organizations to develop housing first solutions to chronic homelessness. […]

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2017 Litzinger Lecture: “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion”

Rev. Tacuma Johnson & Rev. Maria Teresa Jones “Hospitality: Cultivating Inclusion” Friday, October 27 at 2 pm Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Commons Conference Rooms   Rev. Tacuma Johnson Rev. Tacuma Johnson is a native of Winston-Salem. He earned an undergraduate degree in History with a concentration in African Diaspora Studies at Morehouse College. He also […]

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Don’t miss next FaithHealth Learning Forum, Oct. 23

      Monday, October 23, 2017 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Wake Forest Biotech Place, Winston-Salem, North Carolina The Learning Forum will introduce you to the FaithHealth movement in North Carolina. It is designed for congregational, community and health leaders. Explore with us what we are learning, how to adapt national Stakeholder Health models […]

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