Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention http://publicradioeast.org en 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)