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DWI flags return in April

CHARLOTTE – Anuvia Prevention & Recovery Center kicks off National Alcohol Awareness Month with their 13th Annual ‘Operation Flag: DWI Display’ from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 3, on the lawn of their 100 Billingsley Road building. In addition to posting the flags, Anuvia will holding a raffle giveaway of a variety of […]

WBTV’s Steve Crump to emcee 25th Annual Awards Luncheon

WBTV Reporter Steve Crump will emcee this year’s 25th Annual Anuvia Awards Luncheon, which is Thursday, Sept. 28, at The Westin Charlotte. In addition to his work on WBTV News 3, Crump is an independent documentary producer for Charlotte public television station WTVI. Among his honors, Crump has received several regional Emmy Awards, four National […]

Operation Medicine Drop

Have unused or expired prescription medication at home? Take advantage of these upcoming Operation Medicine Drop events below. By properly disposing your prescription medication at these locations you can help protect our children, prevent overdoses and protect our environment. If you’re unable to make it to these events, click here for permanent drop-off locations in your area.

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 […]

Dine, Donate & Dash kickoff postponed

The kickoff party for the 2017 Dine, Donate & Dash campaign has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. The party was to start 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 RSVP. Dine, Donate & Dash […]