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Celebrate the Lexington Model, October 12

FaithHealthNC-Lexington Model A Time for Celebration – Challenge – Continuing Education An event to celebrate FaithHealthNC-Lexington Model will be held on Sunday, October 12, at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 201 West 3rd Avenue, Lexington. Ministers, trained care coordinators and others interested in FaithHealthNC are invited to join in a time of celebration, challenge and continuing education. […]

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Free Adult Dental Clinic in Winston-Salem, Nov. 14-15

  A free adult dental clinic will be held in Winston-Salem, Friday and Saturday, November 14-5. It will be at the Winston-Salem Fairground’s education building, 421 West 27th Street. Services include teeth cleaning, extractions, fillings and partial denture construction. There will be about 80 dental chairs, and the group hopes to serve more than 1,000 patients. […]

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GreifShare offered at Lexington Church

If you live in the Lexington area, don’t miss out on the continuing series “Grief Share.” GreifShare is a special seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close. Each session includes a video seminar and group discussion. The sessions are on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:15 and run through November […]

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Teresa Cutts: Community Asset Mapping

      Community Asset Mapping can play a key role in transforming health. And one person who’s been in the field leading the way is Dr. Teresa Cutts. Since 2007, Cutts (standing, left) has led mapping processes in a variety of places, including South Africa, Memphis, Chicago, New York, and North Carolina. For a […]

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Francis Rivers: Mapping in the Hispanic/Latino Community

    This summer FaithHealthNC held four workshops in Winston-Salem for Hispanic/Latino people who seek health care as well as for those who provide it. Undocumented Hispanic/Latino residents in the city have a median family income of $28,600. Because of transportation barriers and lack of insurance these persons face additional challenges getting healthcare. Maria Teresa […]

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Celebrating Our Pioneers

      By Emily Viverette 51,343 encounters with patients, families and staff; 17,203 hours of care. These are the statistics for fiscal year 2014 in the Department of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Education at Wake Forest Medical Center. If you do the math, that’s about 717 consecutive days—nearly 2 years—of ministry hours. Incredible! A large […]

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Short Video: FaithHealth NC

FaithHealthNC helps ease the journey to health and healing for people and the communities in which they live by connecting the caring strengths of congregations, the clinical expertise of providers and a network of community resources. Join with FaithHealthNC to improve the health of North Carolina’s citizens. Clergy or lay leaders of congregations, health care providers […]

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Mental Health Squad

      There’s a great story by Jenny Gold on NPR about a Mental Health Squad. The report begins with this sobering fact: ten times many mentally ill people are in jail than in state hospitals. In San Antonio, once overcrowded jails are now under capacity, people with mental illness receive better treatment, and the city […]

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Short Video: Not Alone

When we begin a journey of health by ourselves, we are probably anxious, isolated and distrusting. FaithHealthNC gives us a network to rely on, someone to be with us—compassionate, competent, connected—so that are fears are eased and our journey more smooth. Clergy or lay leaders of congregations, health care providers or community organizations wanting to […]

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Obamacare and Faith-Based Hospitals

An article in the Baptist Standard, Obamacare changes the way faith-based hospitals deliver care, says that no matter one’s opinion, the new law has made an impact on healthcare delivery. It says that while there’s agreement that the law “is far from perfect, healthcare providers don’t have the luxury of watching all the wrangling from the […]

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