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Mental health

Julian F. Keith ADATC Expanding Outpatient Services to Strengthen Local Response to Opioid Epidemic

People combatting opioid use disorder in Western North Carolina are gaining expanded access to lifesaving outpatient services. Beginning July 1, Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center will add additional services to its existing outpatient program. With financial support from and a partnership with Dogwood Health Trust, many individuals who receive inpatient treatment will now gain access to effective, evidence-based Medication Assisted Treatment, housing assistance and outpatient treatment and support services.

Good mental health

Good mental health means you can deal with daily stress and meet your personal goals.1 Many factors, such as trauma, stress, and sleep problems, can affect your mental health. You may not be able to prevent a mental health condition, but you can take steps to protect and maintain your mental health throughout life.

North Carolinians are encouraged to seek mental health support amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services encourages North Carolinians to seek mental health support through the 24/7 Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463). of the week by call, text or chat.

Paternity with Faith: Don’t be surprised

Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels Paternity with Faith: Don't be surprised. I invite you to listen to them every Friday through Revista Latina, a space where we will reflect and grow together. “We all have a call but not everyone can...

Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa, or anorexia, is a type of eating disorder. People with anorexia eat so little that they experience unhealthy weight loss and become dangerously thin. Generally speaking, they consider themselves to be overweight or fat, even when they are underweight or simply very thin. Anorexia affects girls and women more than boys and men. Anorexia is a serious health problem that can increase the risk of premature death. But people with anorexia can get better with treatment.

How do I know if I have a mental health condition?

Understanding what is considered "normal" mental health can be difficult. For example, when does nervousness turn into a phobia? When sadness turns into depression, which is a serious condition? A mental health professional can help you find out if you have a mental health condition. If so, treatment can help you feel better. People can recover from mental health conditions.
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AMEXCAN Calls on Governor Cooper to Veto SB 101

AMEXCAN calls on Governor Roy Cooper to veto SB 101. AMEXCAN urges the Governor to assume a firm attitude and supports the migrant community because every day Mexicans and Latinos drastically contribute to the economic, social, and cultural development of North Carolina. Not only will SB 101 critically harm the migrant community but also the economy and well-being of the state.
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