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Sunday, September 24, 2023

Mental health

“Ciclodanza- Dance on wheels”

“Ciclodanza- Dance on wheels” Friday 6 pm Starting September 8. 📍Location Senior community center 63 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502. Note Any participant 14 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult or caregiver

NCDHHS, State Legislators Host Town Hall Focused on Improving the Mental Health of College Students Thursday at Campbell University

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kody H. Kinsley — alongside NC State Senator Jim Burgin, NC State Representative Howard Penny and Campbell University leadership — will host a community discussion in Lillington, N.C, on Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. on improving the mental health of college students across North Carolina. NCDHHS is committed to advancing behavioral health and resilience, as more than three million people in North Carolina have mental health or substance use disorders.

Chat and Tele-Town Hall: Overdose Prevention: Supporting NC Teens & Young Adults

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss substance use, overdose prevention and how we can support teens and young adults in North Carolina.

Transitional Foster Care Program

La Jornada- Columbia SC is a Transitional Foster Care Program that receives children who end up at the US Southern Border alone or unaccompanied. Our mission is to provide holistic care while they are with our program and reunify them with their family in the US.

NCDHHS Launches New Mental and Behavioral Health Training and Consultation Support in K-12 Schools

This winter and spring, 130 public schools across North Carolina will receive mental and behavioral health training and consultation through the North Carolina Psychiatry Access Line (NC-PAL).

Mental health

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental health. Abraham Maslow

NCDHHS Announces New National 9-8-8 Number for People in Mental Health Crisis

Starting Saturday, people in mental health crisis can dial 9-8-8 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and get immediately connected to trained crisis counselors 24/7. The new three-digit number provides a faster, easier way to get the help already available at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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.
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Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. “It is important for North Carolinians to prepare for potential impacts from the coming storm,” said Governor Cooper. “The storm's path has been difficult to predict and we want to ensure that farmers, first responders and utility crews have the tools necessary to prepare for severe weather."
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