Coastal Horizons http://whqr.org en Medical Center to Team with Coastal Horizons to Provide Integrated Emergency Care http://whqr.org/post/medical-center-team-coastal-horizons-provide-integrated-emergency-care <p>Wilmington may be among the first communities nationwide to pioneer a health care program integrating primary and behavioral care. New Hanover Regional Medical Center is working with Wilmington’s Coastal Horizons Center to develop a plan to divert those patients suffering mental health crises from the hospital ER to the nonprofit treatment center. Among other benefits, WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports that this partnership could cut down on overcrowded emergency room traffic.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:09:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 48420 at http://whqr.org Medical Center to Team with Coastal Horizons to Provide Integrated Emergency Care New Community Campaign Aims to Keep Minors from Accessing Alcohol at Home http://whqr.org/post/new-community-campaign-aims-keep-minors-accessing-alcohol-home <p>The local hardware store can be a real ally in the fight to curb underage drinking. Which is why the <a href="http://www.capefearcoalition.com/index.html">Cape Fear Coalition for a Drug Free Tomorrow</a> is presenting a free workshop this Saturday on how to install locks on home liquor cabinets. The Coalition is partnering with the Wilmington Police Department to provide the community with safety tips and information about the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:10:49 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 43366 at http://whqr.org New Community Campaign Aims to Keep Minors from Accessing Alcohol at Home Coastal Horizons receives $1.6 million federal grant http://whqr.org/post/coastal-horizons-receives-16-million-federal-grant <p>One point six million dollars in federal money will flow to Coastal Horizons Center in Wilmington over the next four years. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 24418 at http://whqr.org Coastal Horizons receives $1.6 million federal grant April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month http://whqr.org/post/april-sexual-abuse-awareness-month <p>About one out of four girls is sexually assaulted in the United States before the age of 18, and one in six boys. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:50:49 +0000 Bob Workmon 15025 at http://whqr.org April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month