Topics Related to State Operated Healthcare Facilities

NCDHHS' Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center will undergo large-scale renovations in mid-June of this year to increase resident capacity and privacy and upgrade outdated wings.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Office are partnering together to offer a new service at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center. The program serves defendants with a mental illness for whom the court has determined they are Incapable to Proceed (ITP) to trial.

As part of a shared commitment to behavioral health and the well-being of children and families, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and UNC Health will partner to convert the R.J. Blackley Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center in Butner, N.C., into a 54-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital for children and adolescents.

J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center will host the 46th Annual Holiday Parade on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. This year’s theme is A Superheroes Holiday Parade, and the community is encouraged to dress in superhero clothing to support our JIRDC and community health care heroes.

Nearly all 10,000 employees at state-operated healthcare facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and compliant with a mandatory vaccination requirement, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The department’s Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF), a state-operated health care system comprised of 14 facilities, moved to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in July.

The annual holiday parade at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center, scheduled for Dec. 2 has been cancelled to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the residents at the state-operated center for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

April Parker, a social worker and program coordinator with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services' Central Regional Hospital, was honored today as the recipient of the 2021 John R. Larkins Award.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding services at the Walter B. Jones Center to include outpatient opioid treatment for residents of eastern North Carolina.

BLACK MOUNTAIN — The Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center celebrated 50 years of recovery services for residents of western North Carolina with a community event held Sept. 21.

Murdoch Developmental Center Job Fair

1600 East C Street
Butner, NC  27509

Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon