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Groups fighting the opioid epidemic in Wilmington host crowded event

The event brought dozens of agencies focused to help people beat their addiction.

Senate committee to weigh in on bill to fight opioid abuse

Legislation aimed at reducing opioid abuse and overdoses in North Carolina is being considered in the Senate.

Wilmington mother shares family drug abuse story to help community

A personal story about drugs and alcohol abuse shared with the world. This morning an author spoke at Northeast Regional Library to get the conversation started about the epidemic

Pilot program proposed to help battle opioid epidemic

Opioid abuse is an epidemic millions of people across the country are dealing with and Wilmington is at the forefront.

Wilmington Treatment Center expands to fight drug epidemic

Wilmington is no stranger to drug overdoses, according to a study by Castlight Health it is ranked number one for opioid abuse in the nation.

Demi Lovato talks mental health, addiction and recovery

Demi Lovato is speaking out on the mental health, addiction and body image issues.

Pender County Sheriff: Violent crime decreasing, heroin use increasing

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is seeing less violent crime in the area, but more heroin use.

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