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Accepting nominations for Fall luncheon awards

We are now accepting nominations for the Jody Kellermann Award and the Martha Bedell Alexander Award, which will both be given out at the 25th Annual Anuvia Awards Luncheon, which is Thursday, Sept. 28, at The Westin Charlotte. The Martha Bedell Alexander Award recognizes excellence in leadership and service in advocating for appropriate, accessible, and […]

Help fill our community with kindness.

Anuvia has teamed up with About Face Charlotte, an organization that has developed a campaign to inspire kindness in our community. The Blessing Box Campaign allows us to encourage and express acts of kindness through various visual representations. The first part of their campaign consists of community members filling The Blessing Box with 100 Acts […]

Assessments — an essential step in treatment

An assessment is the starting point for all substance abuse treatment. The assessment is made up of multiple questions that help the clinician understand any need for assistance related to substance abuse, mental health, medical care,  housing, employment, support, transportation etc. Below are some common questions when considering an assessment. Who needs an assessment? Anyone can ask […]

Laughter— An aid to recovery

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has established a working definition of recovery that defines recovery as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential. Recovery is built on access to evidence-based clinical treatment and recovery support services for […]

Talk it Out Before it’s Too Late

Alcohol related issues not only affect millions of American adults each year, but also affect youth who choose to participate in underage drinking. In North Carolina, two people die every week as a result of underage drinking. In order to raise awareness and address the underage drinking problem in North Carolina, the NC Initiative to […]

E-Cigarettes – A tool to stop smoking or just another way to start?

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery operated devices designed to deliver nicotine with flavorings and other chemicals to users in a vapor, rather than smoke. E-cigarettes often look similar to regular cigarettes, as well as other everyday items such as pens or USB memory sticks. Available since 2006 in the U.S., and growing in […]

Mike Collins to emcee 2017 Dine, Donate & Dash kickoff

Longtime Charlotte media fixture Mike Collins, host of WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks”, will emcee the kickoff party for the 2017 Dine, Donate & Dash campaign. The kickoff party starts at 11:45 am Friday, March 17, at Red Rocks Cafe at Strawberry Hill near the corner of Fairview and Providence roads. Lunch will be served to those who […]

Giving Back Through Amazon Smile

Did you know that you can support Anuvia when you are doing your holiday shopping on Amazon? If not, it’s simple! Here are the basics: AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charity every time you shop and at no cost to you. To shop Amazon Smile, simply click […]

Volunteer for 2017’s Dine Donate & Dash Planning Committee!

Last Spring, Anuvia kicked off its first-ever ‘Dine, Donate & Dash’ fundraising campaign, where people were asked to hold dinner parties or cookouts at their homes and invite their friends over to raise money for Anuvia’s Indigent Care Fund. Instead of bringing a covered dish, friends of party hosts were asked to bring a donation […]

Anuvia offering assessments in Davidson, Matthews

CHARLOTTE – Anuvia Prevention and Recovery Center is offering substance abuse assessments, treatment scholarships, and even transportation assistance to low-income residents of north and south Mecklenburg, thanks to funding from a federal Community Development Block Grant administered by Mecklenburg County officials. Anuvia recently received word of its successful $40,000 grant application and began nailing down […]