Displaying items by tag: mental health

PINEHURST — Amy Scribben has never forgotten the kindness and compassion her family received from a group of nurses in the moments just after her brother's death.

"They sat with us for what seemed like hours, helping console us in our time of need," says Scribben. "I believe their compassion and their act of just being with us during that time helped me find my calling to help individuals and families in their own time of need."

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — The state’s tax-supported managed care agencies for mental health are a mess.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County woman has been jailed on misdemeanor charges three times within the past month.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Top-ranking senators have introduced an omnibus health-care bill that would add severely disabled people to the Medicaid rolls and abolish restrictive certificate of need laws.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Local first responders recently completed training through a collaborative program between Richmond Community College and Sandhills Center that will help them respond better and more effectively when a situation involves someone struggling with a mental illness.

Published in Local News