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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a funding opportunity to award a total of $4 million to up to 10 organizations to increase access to high-quality substance use disorder treatment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Using federal funds designated for SUD treatment, NCDHHS is prioritizing individuals with I/DD as beneficiaries of this funding.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced a new dental public health training program: Oral Health Training Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The program, launched by NCDHHS’s Division of Public Health’s Oral Health Section, aligns with its mission to improve the oral health of North Carolinians and to support dental public health workforce development.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced that Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Tailored Plans will launch Dec. 1, 2022, instead of July 1, 2022.

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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.

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