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).
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.
Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Gang Task Force arrested three men and seized over $2 million worth of the deadly opioid fentanyl during a raid at a Wilmington home earlier this week.
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.