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    The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Provides Funding for Jenna’s Project

    As the opioid epidemic has swept NC, the proportion of women at Horizons for whom opioids are the primary substance of abuse has increased steadily – to around 70%. The majority have legal system involvement and are at very high risk of relapse and overdose post-incarceration. One such woman was Jenna, a Horizons graduate. After … Continued

  • Team Hero: Elisabeth Johnson, PhD, NP, family nurse practitioner and the Director of Health Services for Horizons

    Every day, Dr. Johnson’s smiling face can be seen moving between patient rooms in the Horizons’ onsite OB/GYN clinic, leading the weekly women’s health group, triaging medical questions/concerns for the women and children to prevent unnecessary urgent care and ER visits, consulting with other staff members on patient cases, and training a new generation of … Continued

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

    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

    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

    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

    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