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ROCKINGHAM — One hundred and sixty-seven purple and silver pinwheels spin in the breeze and shimmer in the sunlight in front of the Richmond County Department of Social Services.

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PINEHURST — More than 900 purple pinwheels will be spinning in Hoke, Moore, Montgomery, Richmond and Lee counties on August 31 as the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium commemorates International Overdose Awareness Day. The event is the world’s largest annual campaign to end drug overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.  

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PINEHURST — Working to reduce the risk of opioid overdoses, members of the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium have developed kits designed to help minimize harm events. The SORC is a group of agencies in Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond counties representing health care, law enforcement, behavioral health, public health, county government and other non-profit organizations.

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PINEHURST — In partnership with FirstHealth of the Carolinas, the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium is pleased to welcome 10 new peer support specialists who will help people in recovery.  

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