The Charlotte Fire Department is taking another step in prioritizing mental health by recently hiring behavior health specialist, Nicole Burg. She’s available 24/7.While causes of crime are myriad, the director and CEO of New Mind Health and Care said tackling the problem must, in part, address the mental health aspects of it.

. More first responders now die by suicide than in the line of duty.6 posts published by Tim Cushing, Mike Masnick, Gretchen Heckmann, and Karl Bode on December 28, 2022. LONG BEACH, Calif. –  The stereotype of a homeless person is someone with a mental illness or substance-abuse issues panhandling on the corner. But an incr.

Woman charged with murder of 4-year-old

A woman has been charged with murder in the death of 4-year-old Hazel Lidey, Catawba County officials announced Friday. As PFAS-containing firefighting foam is being phased out, pressure is mounting for the industry to prioritize its members’ health above all.

“We have a lot of safety policies in place that will make this a very safe parade.”. Republican Matthew Ridenhour lost his Mecklenburg County commissioner seat in the local blue wave of 2018. Now he’s back for a third attempt to reclaim it. But Laura Meier, the Democratic incumbent, isn’t giving up the District 5 seat without a fight — even if it means taking shots at, or back at, her opponent. . There is a mental health crisis in America and a new report from the SC DHEC shows that the Palmetto State has a failing grade.More than half of U.S. states will raise their minimum wage in the new year. But the fight isn’t over, as many states aren’t budging on their minimum wage standard.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board fires Superintendent Earnest Winston

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board held an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss the professional fate of Superintendent Earnest Winston, who started at the district’s top job in 2019. . Black men are two times more likely to be diagnosed, in part because of genetics but also because of existing disparities in health care.A live stream was broadcast for those who could not attend in person.

Wednesday’s roundup covers abortion, contraception, covid deaths, variants, Medicare fraud, health worker shortages, monkeypox, and more.Ahead of the City of Charlotte General Election on July 26, Channel 9 is asking candidates contending for mayor and city council why they are the right person for the job.The 4 original Jordan Brand schools: Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and Oklahoma, will take part in the inaugural event at Spectrum Center.Hurricane Ian destroyed or caused major damage to more than 22,000 homes in Florida and the American Red Cross is providing emergency financial assistance to many of these households to help jumpstart their recovery.

. The budget invests in students, mental health resources, public safety, and road repairs.As Southwest Florida recovers from the devastation of Hurricane Ian, here are some resources and announcements.Working in a restaurant can be an adrenaline rush during every shift. It’s fast-paced, exciting, and offers an opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. There’s no denying that restaurant employees are some of the hardest-working people around. However, it can come with a price. .