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UNC Horizons, led by Hendree Jones, PhD, is featured in this NC Health feature story titled, “Supporting mothers through addiction as two public health crises converge.”

The team at UNC Horizons is no stranger to public health crises — the opioid epidemic has ravaged the country for over 20 years and killed thousands — but when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in March of 2020, they were dealing with a new monster.

“The opposite of addiction is connection,” said Hendrée Jones, executive director of Horizons, a Carrboro-based program that provides substance use treatment and resources for mothers.

Read the full story, by Elizabeth Thompson, at NC Health News.