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Share the Health Fair was Held in November: Helping Over 300 Attendees

Dec 8, 2023 7:30:00 AM / by Melanee Mills, MSEd posted in Community, health equity, health care

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The annual Share the Health Fair (STHF) was held at the Downtown Health Plaza on November 4, 2023 from 8-2 pm. This event provides free screenings and services to the underserved populations in Winston-Salem community.  

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Homelessness and Serving the Homeless Population in our Communities

Nov 28, 2023 3:41:32 PM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in Medicaid, Social Determinants of Health, Substance Use, Community, #alcohol

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How many people in Forsyth county North Carolina are homeless each night? What are the main causes of homelessness? How is the community serving the homeless population? What are the needs in the community for serving the homeless population?

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Jayvein Greene Inspires and Spreads Hope for Today’s Youth

Apr 27, 2023 7:30:00 PM / by Andrew L. Brewer, MS, NBHWC posted in mental health, Community, recovery

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We sat down with Jayvein Greene - winner of this year’s Youth/Young Adult Voice Award at the One Community in Recovery Conference - to talk about his experience as a young, black male facing mental illness, trauma, and substance abuse. 

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14th Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference Recap

Apr 20, 2023 8:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, recovery, addiction, equity

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The Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference is a yearly conference planned by a statewide committee of behavioral health providers and advocates, many of whom have lived experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use.

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Ethical Challenges in Small Community Practice

Apr 19, 2023 9:03:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, rural health, practice management

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Join us on June 2, 2023 / 8:30 am–12:45 pm at Hawthorne Inn / Winston-Salem, NC

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Applied Health Coaching Live Webinar on March 30th

Feb 7, 2023 8:45:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, Health coach, motivational interviewing, health care

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This webinar will include a review motivational interviewing techniques, stages of change, and approaches to coaching for behavior change.

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Share the Health Fair held in November was a HUGE Success!

Dec 19, 2022 10:34:03 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, health equity, health care

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This year’s Share the Health Fair was a huge success!!! Thanks to all attendees, volunteers, community organizations, staff, and sponsors for a wonderful fair.

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13th Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference Recap

Jul 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, recovery, addiction, equity

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The Annual NC “One Community in Recovery” Conference is a yearly conference planned by a statewide committee of behavioral health providers and advocates, many of whom have lived experience with recovery from mental health and/or substance use.

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Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Announces $1 Million Gift to Senior Services Capital Campaign

May 17, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Community, senior services

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Northwest AHEC has a long term department service to Senior Services of Winston-Salem. This article highlights Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist gift toward the construction of the new Intergenerational Center for Arts and Wellness which had its groundbreaking ceremony on April 27th. . 

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NCATOWEP Bridge Webinar Series (Feb. 28th, Mar. 28th, Apr. 25th)

Feb 10, 2022 4:36:19 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Webinar, mental health, Substance Use, Community, behavioral health, social work, NCA&T

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This three-part webinar series will offer counseling, mental health, social work and school counseling students, behavioral health and opioid/substance use professionals, field instructors, and community partners to hear from experts, agencies, and student participants.

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