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News from NC Child

Sharing information…Read below. This Issue NC parents and teachers push back against class-size law Early Childhood in Rural North Carolina Year 1 in the books for Cooper with mixed results Senators and Trump Inch Toward DACA Deal, but a Wall Divides Them Running On Empty: CHIP Funding Could Run Out Jan. 19 For Some States […]

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Family to Family Support

secretary The Non-profit was formed in 1997. Like most family – run organizations, North Carolina Families United was created around a kitchen table by dedicated parents eager and frustrated to create policy change in schools, medical practices and their communities that would not only help their children but those that were to come that struggle […]

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Lock Your Meds Campaign

67% of people who misue prescription medications get them from family and friends. The NC Lock Your Meds is statewide campaign focused on the importance of properly storing and disposing of prescription medications, thus helping to prevent prescription drug misuse.  This campaign offers educational resources, rackcards, posters, digital ads, tv commerical and more at no cost […]

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Join the Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event: Ethics and Boundaries in Peer Support

  Join the Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event: Ethics and Boundaries in Peer Support Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time Join SAMHSA’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy for a Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event. Presenters will discuss the features and importance of ethics and boundaries specific to peer support organizations. The event will highlight organizational values common […]

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Why Are More American Teenagers than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

  Why Are More American Teenagers than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? Via New York Times: According to research from UCLA, 41 percent of incoming freshmen feel overwhelmed by all they have to do in college. This extensive article dissects the increasing numbers of teenagers living with anxiety, possible causes, and effective treatment.  Register for workshop […]

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North Carolina becomes last state to ‘raise the age’, won’t try 16-year-olds as adults

  RALEIGH, N.C. – Most 16- and 17-year-olds charged with crimes in North Carolina will no longer be treated as adults in the criminal justice system under the budget announced Monday by the North Carolina General Assembly. According to the presser legislators held regarding the state budget, North Carolina will raise the age of juvenile […]

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