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By James Neal/Statesville Records & Landmark
Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Partners Behavioral recently announced the opening of its all-in-one mental health facility at 518 Signal Hill Drive Extension.

The facility, set to open fully in the fall, provides patients with mental health issues, substance abuse and intellectual developmental disabilities the ability to receive the same-day help for physical and mental conditions.

Posted: August 18, 2017

Jule Hubbard/Journal Patriot

Daymark Recovery Services started providing mental health counseling for elementary students and therapeutic day treatment services for elementary and middle school students in Wilkes County last year and will expand these services in 2017-18.

Results of the in-school efforts were shared during the Aug. 7 Wilkes County Board of Education meeting as part of an annual report of the Wilkes School Health Advisory Committee. The report credited April Marr, the school system’s student services director, with leading efforts for partnering with Daymark.

Asheboro Center

ASHEBORO — The target date to open a 16-bed facility-based crisis center in Asheboro is April-June of next year.

Opioid Abuse - Rowan County

Salisbury Post/Shavonne Walker

Posted: August 4, 2017

SALISBURY — In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office didn’t see a lot of heroin on the streets, and it wasn’t readily available.

The prescription drug abuse that is widespread today wasn’t an issue then, said Sheriff Kevin Auten, who was a narcotics detective back then.

Forsyth Center

Posted: July 17, 2017

Richard Craver/Winston-Salem Journal

A planned behavioral health crisis center in east Winston-Salem will now include a physical health component through a joint venture by Novant Health Inc. and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

The health-care systems have agreed to operate an 8,339-square-foot primary care center providing physical and other direct treatment care within the 43,000-square-foot building at 650 Highland Ave.