North Carolina's telepsychiatry program is starting to make a dent in emergency room wait times for people facing mental health crises. Read More.
Gillian Small has been named a Fellow at The Duke Endowment. Read the news release.
Duke University announced a new center to work on global food policy solutions with $5.9 million in grants. Read More.
Foster care placements are rising in the Triad, with parental opioid addition contributing to the upswing. Read More.
An intervention program for United Methodist clergy led to improvements in weight, cholesterol and blood pressure. Read More.
Families First moves its offices to Salisbury as it continues working to strengthen families by providing information, education, prevention and support services. Read More.
Trustees of The Duke Endowment in Charlotte have approved $8.4 million in new grants to support organizations in North Carolina and South Carolina that are working to expand opportunities for vulnerable children. Read the news release.
Colleges and universities are increasingly focused on trying to understand what interventions work best for students who say they are facing mental- and emotional-health troubles. (Note: Story link subject to NYT paywall). Read More.
East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine and the Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation will create a standardized regional community health needs assessment process for eastern North Carolina. Read More
Raleigh home-based hospice and palliative care program wins grant for pediatric telehealth services. Read more