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Walk [Your City], a North Carolina Idea

By Tom Peterson Every once in a while an idea emerges that’s simple but brilliant. This one came from Raleigh, North Carolina. And it’s caught the attention of national, even international media, such as BBC News. Urban planning student Matt Tomasulo wanted to see more people walking in Raleigh. So he created 27 signs that simply said, “It’s […]

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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey: Building a Culture of Health

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, President and CEO of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation challenges us to re-think our health system to create a culture of health. Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Lavizzo-Mourey describes her “lightbulb moment.” She recalls when she was training as a physician at Harvard a patient she met named “Ruth,” who: …appeared at the […]

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Community Health Asset Mapping in Forsyth County

  By Emily Viverette FaithHealthNC held its first Forsyth County asset mapping event June 27-28th at Wentz Memorial United Church of Christ. This and several other mapping events over the next several weeks hope to identify, assess and map community health assets in Winston-Salem. A special focus is access to health care  so that people […]

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Q & A: Steve Scoggin on Behavioral and Mental Health

      Interview by Tom Peterson Steve Scoggin has been president of CareNet president since 2002. He is an ordained minister and licensed professional counselor. Since 1972, CareNet, Wake Forest Baptist Health’s network of community-based faith-integrated counseling centers, has been developing across North Carolina. Its mission is to provide high quality, faith-integrated counseling and […]

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Is Your Congregation a Partner of FaithHealthNC?

      These 32 organizations have joined with FaithHealthNC. To learn how your group can get involved, contact info@faithhealthnc.org Dugspur, VA Pine Grove Baptist Church Hamptonville Brier Creek Baptist Association Jefferson Ashe Baptist Association King Trinity United Methodist Church Lexington Bethesda United Methodist Church Brooks Temple United Methodist Church Fairmont Presbyterian Church First Baptist Church […]

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Free Congregational Mental Health Literacy Resource

        CareNet provides wellness opportunities, education, and counseling services to clergy and congregations across the state of North Carolina. This year, CareNet will provide approximately 40,000 hours of counseling services to people of faith in state state. They have developed formal and cooperative relationships as faith-integrated behavioral health providers with five denominations […]

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On the Edge

      By Jay Foster The Davis Memorial Chapel, built in 1960, is an architectural gem in the medical center. The site was chosen for the central location between the medical school to the North and the hospital to the South. And the money and effort and time donated for the chapel was for […]

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Jeremy Mosley, Invisible Hero

          By Teresa Cutts Jeremy Moseley is an invisible hero. Who is this guy and what exactly is an invisible hero? Well, Jeremy is a young, rising executive (promoted as Wake Forest Medical Center’s new Project Administrator of Community Engagement). He doesn’t exactly fit the usual corporate mold. Don’t assume he […]

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