Area Agency on Aging encourages older adults to “Blaze a Trail”

Area Agency on Aging encourages older adults to “Blaze a Trail”

Area Agency on Aging encourages older adults to “Blaze a Trail” Older adults are a growing and vital part of our country.  The contributions they make to communities vary, but all play an influential role in the nation’s economy, politics and the arts.  Older adults can flourish and make their mark, even if it’s later(…)

OBAR Golf Scholarship Tournament  May 20

OBAR Golf Scholarship Tournament May 20

OBAR Golf Scholarship Tournament Friday, May 20, 2016 I 12:30 pm Shotgun Start I Kilmarlic Golf  Club

A Heart as Deep as the Deep Blue Sea

A Heart as Deep as the Deep Blue Sea

A Heart as Deep as the Deep Blue Sea Yes the Outer Banks is a beautiful place to live. There are great beaches, delicious seafood and temperate weather. But some may argue that what makes this beach so special are the people and their general willingness to participate and assist their neighbors. As they mark(…)

33RD YUENGLING NAGS HEAD WOODS 5K RACE May 7

33RD YUENGLING NAGS HEAD WOODS 5K RACE May 7

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend on the beach on the exciting Outer Banks of North Carolina! Honor Mom … enjoy great beaches, nature and history … run a race through The Nature Conservancy’s Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve … enjoy great local restaurants — Do it all on a beautiful, Spring weekend! The fun begins at(…)

WIC: Working with Families to Promote Health & Wellness

WIC: Working with Families to Promote Health & Wellness

WIC: Working with Families to Promote Health & Wellness Women, Infants and Children (WIC), one of the most successful social service and public health initiatives in the nation, provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and other health related referrals to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have children under the age of five. The(…)

Dare County Health & Human Services: A Culture of Quality

Dare County Health & Human Services: A Culture of Quality

Dare County Health & Human Services: A Culture of Quality     Quality is a way of life for employees in the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services’ Public Health Division. For years, the division has conducted biannual community and patient satisfaction surveys and used the information to enhance their services provided to(…)

A Long Road Ahead

A Long Road Ahead

A Long Road Ahead Achieving True Parity in Mental Health and Substance Use Care For too long, people who need mental health and substance use care have been subjected to pervasive discrimination in health insurance. Health plans for people with pre-existing mental illness, if they included mental health benefits at all, have historically been more(…)

Dare Community Collaborative in Child Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Dare Community Collaborative in Child Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

The Collaborative met on April 26.  Invited to attend includes Social Services Juvenile Court Partnerships for Childrenm Local School Systemsm,  Health Department Child and Family Serving Non-Profits, Faith Communities Courts/Guardian ad Litem , Providers of Behavioral Health Services, Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organization,  Foundations and Businesses Supporting Families, Other local community individuals who support healthy outcomes for children and their(…)

Kidsfest May 13

Kidsfest May 13

Kidsfest Friday, May 13, 2016 | 9:30am – 12:30pm Roanoke Island Festival Park- Outdoor Pavilion May 13- 9:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.( rain date May 20) Outdoor Pavilion The event is sponsored by Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County . This annual event is a free and fun-filled day where children, 5 and under, can(…)