Posts Tagged ‘barriers to care’

Partners Health Summit: Struggling with Opioid Addiction

Learn how to help people who struggle with opioid addiction and other substance use disorders at this free educational conference, sponsored by Partners Behavioral Health Management. Learn more and register HERE. This special event will provide training on: Challenges of overcoming opioid addiction How to help people avoid addiction How to support loved ones in…

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BSAN Meeting Minutes, December 2015

BSAN Meeting Minutes, December 2015 Thirty five people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, December 18, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and requested announcements about BSAN partner updates. Good Samaritan Clinic – Kim James announced that Burke Health Network has…

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April 2015 BSAN Meeting Notes

Burke Substance Abuse Network Meeting Notes April 24, 2015 Fifty people were present at this meeting held at 7:30am at First United Methodist Church. Jim VanHecke opened the meeting and Renee Lewis of Repay offered the invocation. Allen Schneider announced the participation of the Queen Street Clubhouse in BSAN. Queen Street Clubhouse hosts Alcoholics Anonymous,…

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Integration of Care Symposium, May 21 in Raleigh

Join Coalitions and Providers from Across North Carolina to: Learn about integration of care from a national, state and local perspective Create a common language around integration of care Show current examples of coalitions already integrating with behavioral health and primary care Use these examples to start the discussion of creatively expanding the role of…

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Public Forums Planned Oct 21 & 22 – Topic Healthcare Needs & Funding

Trust Makes Significant Investment in Burke County to Spark Improvements in Health and Quality of Life Through Kate B. Reynolds Healthy Places NC Initiative, the Trust plans to invest $100 million in 10 to 15 counties over the next decade on community-driven health improvement efforts that engage unlikely partners from multiple sectors. Burke County is…

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Family Day, Catawba Meadows Park, Mon Sept 22, 4-7pm

“Studies have shown that parental engagement keeps children and teens on a more positive and healthy track throughout their journey to adulthood, helping them stay away from risky behaviors such as substance use and addiction.” The Burke County Health Department is the lead agency and has worked with other community partners to plan the event,…

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Resources for Back-To-School Awareness & Support

Burke Substance Abuse Network supports families and schools as the new school year gets underway. Our list of resources includes the most updated Burke County Guide to Community Resources for Children & Families as well as a list called Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students. Please share these resources widely with your family, friends, and colleagues. Substance…

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BSAN Meeting Report, Integrated Hub Models, 6/27/2014

Burke Substance Abuse Network – Meeting Notes – June 27, 2014 Fifty-four people attended the meeting on 6/27/14 at 7:30am at the Morganton Community House. Dr. Jasper Hemphill offered the invocation. Jim Van Hecke welcomed the group and asked that sector leaders give an update on action items. Bruce Cannon from Cannon Pharmacy announced that the…

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BSAN Meeting Report, Changes in MCOs and Community Updates, 4/25/14

Burke Substance Abuse Network MEETING REPORT, April 25, 2014 Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN) met Friday morning, 7:30 a.m. at the Community House in Morganton.  Forty people attended. Welcome & Invocation:  Jim Van Hecke, Executive Director of Burke Council on Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, welcomed the group and gave the invocation. BSAN Member Introductions and Updates: Members…

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