For students in recovery, deciding where to live can be a tough choice. Being surrounded by a supportive community that understands what you are going through is important, said Frank Allison, program coordinator of Recovery Initiatives for the Carolina Recovery Program.
Shane Phillips is a graduate student in the School of Social Work. He is working towards a certificate in substance use and addiction studies.
There can be a stigma around substance use disorder. Using inclusive language helps reduce the stigma by countering negative perceptions the public has towards people in recovery, said Frank Allison, program coordinator of Recovery Initiatives for the Carolina Recovery Program.
When you have a friend or family member in sustained recovery, sometimes it’s hard to know how to support them.
The work-hard, play-hard attitude common among college students can be hard for students recovering from substance use disorder. And it can mask the problem for students who may need help. The Carolina Recovery Program has a month of activities planned for Recovery Awareness Month designed to increase awareness and decrease the stigma associated with recovery from addiction.
The Supreme Court is hearing a case regarding President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive action on immigration reform, including Deferred Action for Parents of Americans, which would shield millions of undocumented immigrants and provide them with work authorization for three years.
Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr — up for re-election this year — spoke out against Apple, Inc., writing in an opinion editorial for USA Today that Apple should assist law enforcement's efforts to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Thousands joined together to advocate for the expansion of voter rights in North Carolina at the 10th annual Moral March on Saturday.
Though it won’t be on the ballot this March, the campaign for pickle president is underway.
When North Carolina voters head to the polls March 15, the presidency is not the only election in mind — democrats will choose between four candidates to face Sen. Richard Burr in the U.S. Senate race.
As per usual, the world of politics has provided us with everything needed for an action-packed soap opera: fights, accusations, he-said/she-said, deactivation of social media and much more. Seriously, has anyone looked into a political soap opera? Keeping up with the Kandidates, anyone?
The second Republican Presidential Debate aired live on CNN Wednesday.