substance abuse http://publicradioeast.org en Statewide Initiative Aimed At Improving Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Services http://publicradioeast.org/post/statewide-initiative-aimed-improving-mental-health-and-substance-abuse-crisis-services <p>We speak with the State Director of Mental Health Dave Richard about a new initiative that seeks to improve mental health and substance abuse crisis services in North Carolina.</p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:04:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 28896 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (11/29/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-112913 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with the State Director of Mental Health Dave Richard about a new initiative that seeks to improve mental health and substance abuse crisis services in North Carolina.&nbsp; And, we catch up with a six member team of young adults helping education efforts in Jones County.&nbsp; Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:02:35 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 28618 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (11/29/13) Substance Abuse Prevention Event in New Bern http://publicradioeast.org/post/substance-abuse-prevention-event-new-bern <p>The non-profit Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention was formed in 2007 after a United Way survey of community leaders in 2006 revealed the most important health issues in Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico revolved around substance abuse.&nbsp; Onslow County later joined the initiative because of their high number of alcohol related car crashes.&nbsp; Programs from this non-profit seek to curb substance abuse and are ongoing.&nbsp; Today, Mac Mckee talks to Shirin Scotten with the Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention about the organization, its goals and a p Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:33:59 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23787 at http://publicradioeast.org Substance Abuse Prevention Event in New Bern The Down East Journal (09/20/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-092013 <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with an East Carolina University psychiatrist about a new, non-invasive treatment being used for people living with depression.&nbsp; And, New Bern author Nicholas Sparks hopes this week’s release of “The Longest Ride” will become this tenth number one New York Times best seller.&nbsp; Plus, we talk about the mission of the Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention&nbsp;and their public education event set for Monday, Sept. 23<sup>rd</sup>. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:46:11 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23611 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (09/20/13) From Emerald Isle to Key West on a Beach Cruiser http://publicradioeast.org/post/emerald-isle-key-west-beach-cruiser-0 <p><span class="tease"><span>One man from eastern North Carolina is pedaling over a thousand miles to raise awareness and support for substance abuse prevention.</span></span></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:32:45 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 7022 at http://publicradioeast.org From Emerald Isle to Key West on a Beach Cruiser The Down East Journal (11/30/12) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-113012 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, how a merger of Jones and Lenoir County 911 call centers may improve emergency response for people living in those counties. And, we document the journey of a retired Navy SEAL pedaling more than a thousand miles on a beach cruiser to raise funds and awareness for substance abuse prevention.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:29:37 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 5011 at http://publicradioeast.org