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‘We Are HOW Fest’ aims to help fight opioid abuse

By Basil John Article printed by wwaytv3 Published: Thursday, August 31, 2017 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A concert to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and give help to those who need it. That was the mission tonight for Heart

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Mental health first aid training held in Greenville

Article printed by WNCT.com By Josh Birch Published: February 25, 2017, 11:01 am | Updated: February 25, 2017, 11:09 pm GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Dozens of people attended a first aid mental health training in Greenville Saturday. The training, sponsored

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Adolescent rural suicide rates on the rise

By Jennifer Cannon Staff Writer, The Free Press Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 12:01 AM In 2013, 17 percent of United States high school students seriously considered attempting suicide in the previous 12 months, according to a report by the

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Adolescent suicide prevention and intervention

Join us as we explore a new topic each month. Get information that relates to your local community. These events are FREE and open to the general public. Sponsored by Lenoir Memorial Hospital and Eastpointe MCO Adolescent Suicide: Prevention &

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Crisis Intervention Workshop

Elements of Crisis Intervention, Prevention, and Planning Workshop January 14, 2016 Edwin W. Monroe AHEC Conference Center Venture Tower Drive, Greenville, NC Provided by: ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Adults and children with a serious mental illness and substance use disorders often

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Facebook Chat on ADHD

Facebook Chat on ADHD – June 18, 2015 National Institute of Mental Health sent this bulletin at 06/16/2015 08:57 AM EDT Join the National Institute of Mental Health’s Facebook page June 18, 2015 at noon ET as they host a Q&A

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Mental Health Expo

Expo brings awareness to mental health resources By LaMonique Hamilton Rocky Mount Telegram Copy Editor Sunday, May 17, 2015 TARBORO – The Vidant Edgecombe Hospital hosted the Mental Health Expo on Thursday in an effort to bring public awareness to

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Distinguished Alumni Award

Do you know an ECU alumnus who has done extraordinary work within the profession of social work? If so, take the time to nominate that person for one of two awards, the ECU School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award

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Mobile Crisis Session Scheduled

Mobile Crisis: An Alternative to Hospitalization Integrated Family Services, PLLC will be presenting this informative session to help various departments looking for a resource to use when dealing with citizens who have mental health and substance abuse issues. Tuesday, June

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

The National Council released a new video series on GRIT (Guts, Resilience, Identification & Treatment) to celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week featuring insight from Ben Shapiro, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, Dr. Mary McKay and Dr. John Kane. Visit the

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