WFAE forum looks at ‘What’s in Our Water?’

WFAE_logo2012Public radio station WFAE-FM, 90.7, continues its Public Conversations Series on Tuesday, April 22, with “What’s In Our Water?” a program examining the Charlotte region’s water quality. The event runs 7-8:30pm in the Wells Fargo Auditorium at Levine Center for the Arts. Continue Reading

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PARC has 1-day classes on standup paddleboard

The Cornelius PARC Department and My Aloha Paddle Sports & Fitness are partnering to offer one-day “Intro to Paddleboarding” classes this spring and summer at Ramsey Creek Park, on Lake Norman. Each class will be in a safe and controlled environment with experienced and certified paddle instructors. Participants will use top quality, new equipment and will start gliding across the water in no time. Continue Reading

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Health Matters Wellness Expo

Carolinas HealthCare System will present a “Health Matters Wellness Expo” on Saturday, April 26, at CPCC’s Merancas Campus in Huntersville. The free event focuses on healthy lifestyle tips, insights and demonstrations that will help you get on track to better health. Continue Reading

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Report: More mentally ill in prison than treatment

NCHealthNews-bugNew evidence of the need for more attention to mental health: A new report says the US may have as many as 10 times more people with severe mental illness in prison than in hospitals or treatment centers, North Carolina Health News reports. And the problem may be worst in North Carolina, where the reports authors say: “There is probably no state where mental health services have deteriorated as much as they have in North Carolina over the last decade.” Continue Reading

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Save a Life Golf Classic in Oct. seeks sponsors, players

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Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons of Davidson, whose life was saved by a liver transplant in 2013, is promoting the fundraiser.

The first Save a Life Golf Classic, is scheduled Oct. 6, 2014, at Trump National Golf Club in Mooresville, with Eric Trump present as the honorary host. The purpose of Save a Life Classic is to raise awareness and funds for LifeShare of the Carolinas and to increase the number of people registering to become an organ donor.

The tournament is seeking players and sponsors. Go to the registration page for more information. Continue Reading

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Police chief leads ‘Share the Road’ discussion April 10

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With spring in full swing, cyclists and pedestrians are taking to Davidson’s roadways. All citizens (motorists, cyclists and pedestrians) are invited to a community meeting sponsored by the River Run Property Owners Association to discuss sharing the road and public safety on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7pm in the ballroom at River Run Golf and Country Club, at 19125 River Falls Drive. Continue Reading

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Behavioral Health-Davidson opens, filling need

The new CHS behavioral health hospital sits on 22 acres off NC 73, east of Davidson. See a slideshow tour below. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

The new CHS behavioral health hospital sits on 22 acres off NC 73, east of Davidson. See a slideshow tour below. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

By DAVID BORAKS
DavidsonNews.net/CorneliusNews.net

After more than three years of planning and construction, Carolinas HealthCare System’s $36 million Behavioral Health-Davidson campus opened to patients on Monday, April 7, filling a need for new short-term inpatient mental health treatment in the region.

Take a photo tour and find out about Saturday’s open house below.

 

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CMS adding mental health therapists to 37 more schools

wfae logoBy LISA MILLER
WFAE

CMS already has mental health therapists in about 30 schools. Another 37 schools will soon be getting them.

Kids come to school with lots of problems that have nothing to do with the classroom, but those problems sure can affect the way they learn. Continue Reading

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