Author: Beverly Lucas

Dr. Jay Poole received new funding from the Truth Initiative for the project “Addressing Opioid Misuse: Enhancing Health Literacy and Misuse Prevention.”

Click here to read the press release in Campus Weekly!

Dr. Jay Poole (Social Work) received new funding from the Truth Initiative for the project “Addressing Opioid Misuse: Enhancing Health Literacy and Misuse Prevention.” Dr. Kenneth Gruber is co-principal investigator on the project.

This project will enhance health literacy relative to opiate misuse and will engage participants in motivational interviewing in order to increase opportunities to engage in the spectrum of opiate treatment and recovery. GCSTOP staff will be intentionally trained in strategies to increase health literacy and strategies for more intentionally engaging in motivational interviewing.

Be Part of the Solution: Town Hall Event on 7/10 in High Point!

WFMY News 2 and the NC Attorney General’s office are partnering to host a discussion on the opioid epidemic. Join us July 10 at High Point Wesleyan Academy. Click the link below for more information!

https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/be-part-of-the-solution-wfmy-news-2-opioid-epidemic-town-hall-discussion-wednesday-in-high-point/83-90e72200-b360-467a-879e-959d51a64f17?fbclid=IwAR0fBsT8GYybqaB17jKq_-LL6J2aaxHmogyxij7uRclKdCOvjiuuEl1yAhY

HHS Dean recognizes GCSTOP during his Triad Today interview!

The new Dean of HHS, Carl Mattacola, is featured on the Triad Today show airing Saturday (July 6th) at 7:30 a.m. on ABC 45 (WXLV) and on Sunday (July 7th) at 11:00 a.m. on My 48 (WMYV and Spectrum channel 7). During his time on the show he highlights the good work that GCSTOP is doing!

Tune in to watch the interview, or see a preview here (skip to right around 13 minutes in to begin his discussion of the School of Health and Human Sciences and GCSTOP!) : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eazZmyoMOvWnAlc4s2naGIpHpqYxFpCR/view?usp=sharing