Partners in the News

Read about Partners Behavioral Health Management's services, outreach, and programs through the local news media.

Partners is making headlines in the local news. Read all about it using the following links to local media websites.

Partners in the Local News Media – 2017

Gaston Gazette: Partners Health Summit focuses on teens, toxic times (November 13, 2017) – Hard copy only, no link available

Shelby Star: Meet Kingstown’s first elected female mayor (November 25, 2017)

Statesville Record & Landmark: Provider asks Iredell County to replace federal homeless funds (November 3, 2017)

Lincoln Times-News: LFD and LCSO to carry overdose-reversal drug (August 1, 2017)

Statesville Record & Landmark: OPIOIDS IN IREDELL, PART III: Programs, treatment in place to help addicts (August 1, 2017)

Lincoln Herald: Opioid Overdose Training For Lincolnton Fire Department (August 3, 2017)

NC Health News: Most Mental Health Management Organizations to See Additional Trim (August 4, 2017)

Hickory Record: Partners Behavioral Management, Lincolnton Fire pair up with overdose kits (August 5, 2017)

Gaston Gazette: Firefighters donated naloxone to battle opioid crisis (August 6, 2017) 

WSOC-TV: Opioid Overdose Drug Training for Lincolnton Fire Department (August 6, 2017, 10:00 p.m. newscast) – No link available

The Yadkin Ripple: Peer support available for sufferers of opioid addiction (August 24, 2017)

Denver Weekly: Funding decreases, walk-ins up for Wellness Center (August 25, 2017)

FOX46: Lincoln County officers to receive drugs to help fight opioid overdoses (August 28, 2017)

Statesville Free News: Impact Health of Iredell: A new tool in treatment of addiction, mental illness (August 28, 2017)

The News Herald (Morganton): Annual homeless count statistics released (August 29, 2017)

Statesville Record & Landmark: Impact Health of Iredell facility promises to treat body and mind (August 30, 2017)

Statesville Free News: Impact Health of Iredell begins whole-person integrative health mission (August 30, 2017)

Lincoln Herald: Deputies Complete Training To Administer Opioid Overdose Drug (August 31, 2017)

Hickory Daily Record: Partners Behavioral Health Management shares first-aid training with Hickory community (May 31, 2017)

The News Herald (Morganton): Foster care numbers grow (May 21, 2017) 

Hickory Daily Record: Catawba Valley organizations share measures to prevent suicide (May 13, 2017) 

Gaston Gazette: Threatened suicides on rise at Gastonia bridges (May 10, 2017)

Lincoln Times-News: Lincoln County EMS launches “alternative destination” program (March 23, 2017) 

Lincoln Herald:  NC Attorney General Visits Gastonia (March 23, 2017)

Gaston Gazette: Opioid Round Table Discussion (March 22, 2017)

Gaston GazetteGaston leaders, Attorney General talk opioid addiction (March 22, 2017)

Gaston Gazette: Attorney General to talk addiction at Gastonia meeting (March 20, 2017)

News & Observer: NC mental health system needs rebuilding (March 20, 2017)

Lincoln Times-NewsLPD officers equipped with overdose-reversal drug (March 13, 2017)

Hickory Daily Record:  Partners Behavioral Health shares 2016 report with county commissioners (March 8, 2017) 

Statesville Record & Landmark: Iredell health professionals talk ways to end opioid abuse epidemic (February 26, 2017)

Lincoln Times-News: Chamber to oversee Lincolnton events and marketing coordinator

Lincoln Herald: Familiar Faces, New Places (February 14, 2017) 

Hickory Daily Record:  Overdose reversal kits to be distributed in Catawba County (February 1, 2017)

North Carolina Health News:  A Place to Go for Prompt Help with Behavioral Health Problems (February 1, 2017)

Time Warner Cable News/Spectrum News: NC First Responders Trained to Use Opioid Overdose Reversal Medication (January 27, 2017)

Partners in the Local News Media – 2016

Gaston Gazette: Woman admits to overbilling state $120,000 (December 7, 2016)

Statesville Record & Landmark: Partners Behavioral expands services in Iredell (December 28, 2016)

Gaston Gazette“They really need to open up to someone” (November 22, 2016)

WBTV (CBS): Gaston County Drug Diversion and Treatment Program (November 14, 2016) 

WSOC (ABC): Gaston County Drug Diversion and Treatment Program (November 14, 2016) 

FOX 46 (WJZY): Gaston County Drug Diversion and Treatment Program (November 14, 2016)

Time Warner Cable News: Gaston County Launches Drug Diversion Program for Repeat Offenders (November 14, 2016)

Gaston Gazette: Rehabilitation over incarceration (November 14, 2016)

Gaston Gazette: The prescription for drug addiction (November 4, 2016)

Charlotte Observer: Will doctors prescribe fewer painkillers? One patient got 300 oxycodone before heroin overdose (November 4, 2016)

SVL Free News: Partners Behavioral Health developing crisis campus in Statesville (November 1, 2016)

NC Coalition for Fiscal Health: To Treat Substance Abuse, Treat Mental Health (October 31, 2016) 

Statesville Record & Landmark: Agency seeks $325K from Iredell County for facility improvements (October 30, 2016) 

Wilmington Star News: Broader approach needed on opioid abuse (October 28, 2016 editorial)(Article also appeared in the October 29 issue of the Gaston Gazette)

Charlotte Observer: After son’s heroin overdose and oxycodone prescription, parents search for answers (October 21, 2016)

North Carolina Health News: To Reduce Addiction, Link Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Care (October 20, 2016) 

Hickory Daily Record: Summit addresses region’s opioid epidemic (October 15, 2015) Link not available

WHKY Radio First Talk Show: Dr. Michael Clark interviewed about opioid addiction and Partners Health Summit (October 13, 2016) Link no longer available

SVL Free News: Coalition working to address drug abuse ‘epidemic’ in Iredell (October 9, 2016)

Gaston Gazette: Officers, disabilities and one driven mother (October 8, 2016)

WBTV: Parents Asked to Take a Role in Curbing Your Violence (April 8, 2016)

Time Warner Cable News: Gastonia City Council Joins Drug Diversion and Treatment Program to Combat Opioid Epidemic (April 19, 2016)

Lincoln Herald: Our Growing Drug Problem (April 22, 2016)

Gaston Gazette: Consequence to 911? (April 23, 2016)