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  • In Vein: Hooked on Heroin

    In Vein: Hooked on Heroin

    Tuesday, October 13 2015 10:59 AM EDT2015-10-13 14:59:40 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-10-27 15:58:53 GMT
    New Hanover County has the second highest rate of heroin overdose deaths of all counties in North Carolina and tops the list when adjusted for population, according to the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services. Casually nicknamed the “Heroin Highway,” Wilmington is considered a major stop for traffickers bringing in dope from areas like New Jersey and Maryland.More >>
    New Hanover County has the second highest rate of heroin overdose deaths of all counties in North Carolina and tops the list when adjusted for population, according to the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services. Casually nicknamed the “Heroin Highway,” Wilmington is considered a major stop for traffickers bringing in dope from areas like New Jersey and Maryland.More >>
  • Heroin addiction: users speak out

    Heroin addiction: users speak out

    Tuesday, October 13 2015 12:00 PM EDT2015-10-13 16:00:52 GMT
    Wednesday, October 28 2015 4:43 PM EDT2015-10-28 20:43:51 GMT
    Most heroin users share a similar story as to how their addiction began - by first abusing doctor-prescribed narcotic pain medication. More >>
    Most heroin users share a similar story as to how their addiction began - by first abusing doctor-prescribed narcotic pain medication. More >>
  • Syringe exchange programs could help addicts

    Syringe exchange programs could help addicts

    Tuesday, October 13 2015 12:03 PM EDT2015-10-13 16:03:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-10-27 15:58:54 GMT
    Syringe Exchange Programs (SEPs) are illegal in North Carolina, although the House recently passed a measure allowing two pilot programs. For now, the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition operates five underground programs across North Carolina. The closest to Wilmington is in Fayetteville.More >>
    Syringe Exchange Programs (SEPs) are illegal in North Carolina, although the House recently passed a measure allowing two pilot programs. For now, the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition operates five underground programs across North Carolina. The closest to Wilmington is in Fayetteville.More >>
  • Who's the man behind the clean syringe kits?

    Who's the man behind the clean syringe kits?

    Sunday, October 18 2015 5:31 PM EDT2015-10-18 21:31:56 GMT
    Tuesday, October 27 2015 11:58 AM EDT2015-10-27 15:58:54 GMT
    There’s a handful of different interpretations one would walk away with depending on what point during Pastor James Sizemore’s life you met him. Drug dealer, church founder, addict, seminary student and syringe program operator are just a few of the titles he could list in his autobiography.More >>
    There’s a handful of different interpretations one would walk away with depending on what point during Pastor James Sizemore’s life you met him. Drug dealer, church founder, addict, seminary student and syringe program operator are just a few of the titles he could list in his autobiography.More >>
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  • A Helping Hand of Wilmington

    A Helping Hand of Wilmington

    Monday, October 19 2015 1:57 PM EDT2015-10-19 17:57:04 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-10-20 17:44:30 GMT
    Main Office Location on Wrightsville Avenue (Source: A Helping Hand of Wilmington)Main Office Location on Wrightsville Avenue (Source: A Helping Hand of Wilmington)
    A Helping Hand of Wilmington324 Village Road NELeland, NC 28451 More >>
    A Helping Hand of Wilmington
    324 Village Road NE
    Leland, NC 28451

     
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  • Coastal Horizons Center

    Coastal Horizons Center

    Monday, October 19 2015 2:03 PM EDT2015-10-19 18:03:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 1:44 PM EDT2015-10-20 17:44:15 GMT
    Coastal Horizons Center615 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28412(910) 343-0145More >>
    Coastal Horizons Center
    615 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910) 343-0145
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  • Delta Behavioral Health

    Delta Behavioral Health

    Monday, October 19 2015 2:07 PM EDT2015-10-19 18:07:51 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 1:45 PM EDT2015-10-20 17:45:45 GMT
    Delta Behavioral Health1606 Physicians Dr #104, Wilmington, NC 28401 More >>
    Delta Behavioral Health
    1606 Physicians Dr #104, Wilmington, NC 28401

     
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