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Teens and Substance Use

Drug and alcohol use rates among adolescents and young adults vary from year to year, but research shows that substance use remains a significant problem for this age group. Teens also tend to minimize the risks of substance use, putting them at greater risk for abusing drugs and alcohol. After reading this blog, you should […]

Charlotte has increase in overdoses, drinking during COVID

Watch your ‘wine o’clock.’ Charlotte has increased in overdoses, drinking during COVID by Amanda Zhou, Charlotte Observer, April 22, 2020 Drug overdoses have increased in Charlotte, according to police, and addiction specialists say they’re concerned people are drinking too much alcohol and resorting to drugs while stuck at home. Since March 26 — when Mecklenburg […]

People in recovery find ways to meet under stay-at-home order

‘That magic moment.’ People in recovery find ways to meet under stay-at-home order by Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer, April 2, 2020 For those in recovery, 12-step meetings are a source of calm and serenity in times of stress. But during the new coronavirus pandemic, access to face-to-face meetings has plummeted. For instance, 40 of the […]

Thank you Mecklenburg County

We are grateful to Mecklenburg County Public Health for the support we received through a 2022 Grow Grant. The funding enabled us to offer classes in yoga and meditative journaling to individuals who were in our residential treatment program from April – June 2022.   

Anuvia Leadership Change

Anuvia, one of Charlotte’s largest substance abuse prevention and recovery agencies, announced that Executive Director Larry Snider is retiring from his position effective April 15, 2019. Valerie Kopetzky, associate executive director and CFO, has been appointed to the new title of chief executive officer at Anuvia effective upon Larry’s retirement. Larry retired from his position […]

Client and Family Advisory Committee Member Recruitment

The Client and Family Advisory Committee is recruiting new members! If you’re interested, please contact Edith Moore at 704.445.6868 or Client and Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) Purpose: The Client and Family Advisory Committee will promote quality services for Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center clients and family members by supporting positive changes, services for all clients, […]

Anuvia to participate in #GivingTuesdayCLT this year

Anuvia, in partnership with SHARE Charlotte, is participating in #GivingTuesdayCLT, which is Tuesday, Nov. 28, this year for the first time ever. In an event called ‘Change for Change’, supporters are being asked to drop off the change from their change jars or other monetary donations at Anuvia, 100 Billingsley Road, from 8 am to […]