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NASW-NC Member Chris Budnick Featured on CBS 17!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Grant approved will help Raleigh agency combat opioid epidemic

Wake County commissioners approved a million-dollar grant Monday in an effort to help a Raleigh agency better address the opioid epidemic.

 

Healing Transitions is trying to raise nearly $12 million to expand its men’s and women’s facilities in the capital city, adding beds as both locations are over capacity.

 

“The opioid crisis has hit a different demographic in our community, and so people who previously might not have come here are now coming because they’re in need of services,” said Chris Budnick, executive director of Healing Transitions.

 

The agency provides long-term addiction treatment to people. It also serves as a location for people to stay overnight, often during extreme weather conditions.

 

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