Author: Jimmy Cioe

9th Annual NC ONE Conference

The NC ONE conference this year –the 9th Annual NC ONE conference- has worked diligently to grow and has some plans I feel will continue to make it THE recovery conference, for substance use/mental health recovery, in North Carolina. First the afternoon of Wednesday November 8th is devoted to hearing feedback and ideas from YOU!  That’s right, we need everyone. Who? EVERYONE! Help us, spread the word, come on out and partake in this excellent process known as Open Space for Creativity, Wellness, Recovery and Beyond. Next — NC ONE is still taking nominations for Recovery Champion Awards and Youth/Young Adult...

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Gov. Cooper touts opioid action plan while in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — >Gov. Roy Cooper visited Asheville on Thursday to draw attention to the deadly opioid epidemic. Cooper, who met with local people in recovery, said it will take a multipronged approach to end the addiction crisis that’s affected so many families. He touted his opioid action plan unveiled to tackle the epidemic that’s killed 12,000 people since 1999. “Four people a day. Four people a day die from substance abuse overdose,” Cooper told a hushed room before proclaiming September Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. The governor, along with state and local leaders, got an up close...

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