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Recovery Rock Fest aims to encourage those overcoming substance abuse addiction

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the 5th Annual Recovery Rock Fest at Wilmington's Hugh McRae Park this Saturday.

New rehab center for women to open in Brunswick County

A new rehab facility is opening to help women in Brunswick County.
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‘I’ve done my job as a mother’: Families with children battling addiction come together

For families who have a child struggling with an addiction, it is full of ups and downs. Mothers and fathers came together Friday night to give each other some support.

OxyContin maker gets patent for drug to treat opioid addiction

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has received a patent designed to treat opioid addiction.
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Rouzer to hold meeting to spotlight best practices in opioid fight

Like many cities across the country, North Carolina is wrangling to stretch available resources to prevent and treat people impacted by the prevalence of opioids.

NC woman pays addicts to get on long-term birth control or get sterilized

A North Carolina woman is working to reduce the number of babies born addicted to drugs by offering long-term birth control or sterilization to addicts.

In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump’s words

President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-area stops focusing on the new tax overhaul — though some in a state with one of the nation's highest overdose rates would rather hear more about his plans for the drug crisis.
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New Hanover Co. funding new treatment facility

New Hanover County and Trillium Health Resources are partnering up to build a new treatment center. It is a project that has been in the works for three years.
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Third annual Recovery RockFest brings awareness to addiction recovery

A community celebration was held Saturday in order to continue bringing awareness to addiction recovery.

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