Trillium Health Resources gave their annual report to #NHCgov Commissioners. They manage services for mental health, substance use & developmental disabilities and served almost 10,000 people in New Hanover County last year. But did you know they train law enforcement & community members on how to help someone? They are a partner in our fight against the opioid epidemic, and respond to crises 24/7. Call 877-685-2415. More at TrilliumHealthResources.org
Reminder: the first of two public input meetings about the preliminary Project Grace proposal will take place tonight (Feb 19), 5:30-7:30, at the Cape Fear Museum. You can also learn more & provide feedback at www.nhcgov.com/project-grace. #ProjectGrace #NHCgov
Each year millions of people in the United States get sick with flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands to tens of thousands of people die from flu. A flu vaccine can keep you and your family from getting sick with the flu. Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm https://www.youtube.com/embed/yVRo_vFgwFA
Our New Hanover County Senior Resource Center opened a satellite site in Castle Hayne, and it's already a busy place! Stop by Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 10am-12pm to learn about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, which can help you with heating costs this winter. Learn about LIEAP at https://bit.ly/2todLO5. You can get info on other programs at the Castle Hayne SRC while you're there! #NHCgov
Do you know your heart disease risk? High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, obesity, and physical inactivity each increase your risk for heart disease. SHARE this post for National Wear Red Day!
Our community is working together to combat the #opioidcrisis and we've had a lot of positive outcomes so far. There is still more work to do, and we will continue collaborating to be part of the community's solution.
Thanks to our partners, including Coastal Horizons Center, LINC, Inc., SEAHEC CE, and New Hanover County Public Health, for helping to bring help and hope to those struggling with opioid abuse. #NHCgov
Learn more in our press release: bit.ly/NHC-opioidPSA