“We put a lot of pressure on ourselves for the holidays and really, it’s up to us what expectations that we set for ourselves over the holidays, and what we want to make of those days,” Dr. Young said.
“One in five people will have a mental health need in a given year, and most of those people will not have the resources necessary to get the treatment that they need, we have got to close the coverage gap, we have got to draw down free resources in DC to help support people here in North Carolina, to get us out of this mental health crisis.”
Following the deaths of two students on campus in the past month and calls from student leaders to cancel classes for at least a day, UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz announced a ‘Wellness Day’ off for students on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Touching on tough subjects like a school shooting can be tough for parents. LaTecia Burden, school-based services coordinator at Coastal Horizons said it’s critical that help starts at home. Parents can begin that conversation with a 3-step process
The US has been at war for 20 years now. While most of us go about our daily lives each day, its easy to forget the sacrifice of our service members and the toll it takes on people who have have served our country.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The National Alliance on Mental Illness says members of the LGBTQ community are two to four times as likely to struggle with mental illness than their straight, cisgender neighbors. After a year of battling those struggles on their own, people are excited to celebrate Pride
WECT’s Frances Weller interviewed Kenny House from Coastal Horizons on Wednesday afternoon’s News Now about the drug, which can only be given in hospitals and is meant for those who can’t take medication intravenously.
Dr. LaTonya Niang is the human services technology program director and she was on WECT's News Now Thursday afternoon to discuss the substance abuse associate in applied science degree program, which launched this month.
People are dying from drug overdoses in North Carolina at a faster rate than 48 other states, according to provisional data released on Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).