Drug Treatment Center Opens in Pender Co.

JANUARY 26, 2006 -- Pender County residents have a new place to go for help fighting drug addiction and mental illness.

Thursday, the Coastal Horizons Center celebrated the opening of its facility in Burgaw near the post office on Satchwell Street. The center will offer Coastal Horizon's strategy of promoting choices for healthier lives and safer communities.

Margaret Weller-Stargell says the Coastal Horizons Center hopes to soon begin work on a center in Brunswick County.

Reported by Joe Keiley