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NIH HEAL Initiative Advisory Board, Hendrée Jones, Ph.D.

October 30, 2020

The Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM Initiative, or NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, is an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. Hendrée Jones, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the development and examination of both behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for pregnant women and their children in risky … Continued

APA 2020 Virtual, Main Stage Speakers

October 30, 2020

Hendrée Jones, PhD, was one of the distinguished keynote speakers at the American Psychological Association’s 2020 virtual convention in August. Dr. Jones delivered a talk entitled “Trading Pills for Skills: Effective Maternal Addiction Treatment and Recovery.

Hendrée Jones, PhD, received Distinguished Scientist Award from ASAM

October 30, 2020

Dr. Hendrée Jones received The R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) at their virtual conference in April 2020. According to ASAM, “The award was established in 1995 as a lasting tribute to R. Brinkley Smithers who influenced American alcoholism policy, theory and treatment”. Further, ASAM says this … Continued

Dr. Jones Receives Prestigious Award from CPDD

October 30, 2020

Dr. Hendrée Jones received the prestigious Marian W. Fischman Lectureship Award at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) in June 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. The award honors the late Marian W. Fischman, a respected pioneer in drug abuse research and an outstanding scientist, and was established in 2001 … Continued

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 13, 2020

The mission for UNC Horizons’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force is to work together to create and sustain the kind of community where all feel welcomed, respected, and free in our treatment environment.

For Children

October 13, 2020

The well being of the infants and children of participating mothers is a special focus for Horizons.

For Women

October 13, 2020

Horizons offers perinatal, residential, and outpatient services for individuals who meet the admission criteria.

The Chance for a New Life

October 12, 2020

When Dr. John Thorp founded UNC Horizons, the program had two employees. Now, the program has 80 employees, residential treatment, two outpatient programs, a child care center and 25 apartments.