Mental Illness

  Opioid quick response team receives another year of funding

In February, the Coastal Horizons Quick Response Team had connected with 66 survivors of opioid overdoses, getting them treatment they need. Less than six months later, that number is up to 148.

Local expert discusses FDA’s approval of powerful new opioid

Demand rises for treatment of mental health issues after hurricane

  Tides program launches to help pregnant women with opioid use disorders

  Overdose awareness day event held by B.A.C.K. O.F.F. Brunswick

  Naloxone a new addition to school nurses' offices

  Author addresses national opioid crisis at Brunswick Community College appearance

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  CFCC offers new program aimed at helping addicts

  Fatal drug overdoses rising in NC faster than 48 other states, fentanyl partly to blame

Brunswick County drug treatment court gets $2 million grant

  Inspired by memory of her husband who overdosed, woman overcomes heroin addiction

  Hitting the front lines: Cape Fear Opioid Overdose Response team launches Friday

  Congressman David Rouzer hosts opioid symposium

Palms Health and Wellness

Palms Health and Wellness
5 Medical Center Drive
Supply, NC, 28462

Pest control worker allegedly steals 700 oxycodone tablets from pharmacy

A pest control worker allegedly stole 700 oxycodone tablets from a Columbus County pharmacy while working at the drug store.

  'Never give up': B.A.C.K. O.F.F. Brunswick spreads message of hope

The name of the group is B.A.C.K. O.F.F., but its message promotes togetherness to help people get through the trouble of having loved ones who are struggling with addiction.

  Consider this: Bringing awareness to the opioid epidemic

Consider This: Programs like the one being conducted right now by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services help. But it will take effort from each of us individually to help save our future as we continue to combat this epidemic.

Wilmington Planning Commission approves special use permit for group home

'Potential game-changer:' Town of Cary will screen human waste to measure opioid use

  'This is one of the largest seizures in the state': Over $2M worth of fentanyl seized in NC drug bust

Wilmington Treatment Center

Trillium Health Resources

RHA Behavioral Health, Mobile Crisis, & The Harbor

Delta Behavioral Health

Delta Behavioral Health
1606 Physicians Dr #104, Wilmington, NC 28401

Coastal Horizons Center

Coastal Horizons Center
615 Shipyard Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 343-0145

A Helping Hand of Wilmington

A Helping Hand of Wilmington
324 Village Road NE
Leland, NC 28451

  A Wilmington doctor treated a mother's back pain for years. She ended up in detox.

For nearly eight years, a Wilmington doctor treated a woman who sought his help for her lower back pain. But after years of being prescribed high doses of highly-addictive narcotics, the mother of four was involuntarily admitted for addiction detoxification.