substance abuse

ENC Features
11:04 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Statewide Initiative Aimed At Improving Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Services

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.

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The Down East Journal
9:02 am
Wed November 27, 2013

The Down East Journal (11/29/13)

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.  And, we catch up with a six member team of young adults helping education efforts in Jones County.  Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.  And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.

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ENC Features
2:33 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Substance Abuse Prevention Event in New Bern

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.  Onslow County later joined the initiative because of their high number of alcohol related car crashes.  Programs from this non-profit seek to curb substance abuse and are ongoing.  Today, Mac Mckee talks to Shirin Scotten with the Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention about the organization, its goals and a public education

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The Down East Journal
12:46 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

The Down East Journal (09/20/13)

  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.  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.  Plus, we talk about the mission of the Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention and their public education event set for Monday, Sept. 23rd.

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ENC Features
2:32 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

From Emerald Isle to Key West on a Beach Cruiser

One man from eastern North Carolina is pedaling over a thousand miles to raise awareness and support for substance abuse prevention.

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The Down East Journal
1:29 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

The Down East Journal (11/30/12)

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.

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