A Summary of DRNC’s 2023 Advocacy Targets

2023 Advocacy Targets: What you need to know This quick summary describes each of DRNC’s proposed advocacy Targets and explains why they are important. 1. Keep students with disabilities in […]

Craven County Woman Shares her Vaccine Journey

Barbara Lee is smiling at the camera. She is wearing a purple t-shirt and black jacket. She is wearing black framed glasses and holding a cane.

Staff post Cas Shearin Media Strategist/Senior Writer   Barbara Lee was all sparkles at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Wearing glittery hoop earrings and a bright purple tee-shirt with […]

What to Do When You Can’t Find a Provider

A woman with medium brown skin wearing a jean jacket and turquoise necklace smiles at the camera, her hands on her daughter's shoulders. Her daughter is wearing a bright pink pendant, a beige shirt and has a huge smile on her face and closed eyes. She has an intellectual disability.

I have been approved for services through my local management entity / managed care organization (LME/MCO) but I can’t find a provider agency or my provider agency doesn’t have enough […]

Suicides in NC Jails Reach All-Time High

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Drug-related Deaths, Inadequate Access to Medical Care also Rise FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2022 More people in NC jails died by suicide in 2020 than any other year, a […]