New page added to website: Community health resources

Figuring out even the most basic aspects of our health-care system is getting more and more complex. With health issues dominating the news like never before, a new page has been added to the website listing community health resources. It’s found under the GSO Guide tab on the navigation bar.

The guide isn’t comprehensive, but it’s a start. Please provide any suggestions you have for additional listings. Here are the initial listings on the page.

  • 12-Step groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
Daily and biweekly groups meet at the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall Street, and at St. Mary’s House, 930 Walker Avenue.

NA meetings
Two weekly groups meet at St. Mary’s House, 930 Walker Avenue.

  • COVID-19

Vaccines, testing and other information
Guilford County Health Department
City of Greensboro

  • Drug addiction (harm reduction)

Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem
Syringe access, peer-based

NC Survivors Union
Syringe access, peer-based

  • Family services

Family Services of the Piedmont
Helps families address domestic violence, child abuse, mental health and financial stability.

Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine
Provides primary care and preventive care, including health and mental health/substance abuse services to persons of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status. (Formerly Guilford Child Health Inc. and HealthServe Community Health Clinic)

Women’s Emotional Wellness and Support Group
At the Women’s Resource Center: “A safe & confidential peer-led environment for sharing and support. Topics include coping strategies, self-care, empowerment & tools to help manage life’s daily challenges.”

  • Guilford County Public Health Department

Guilford County Public Health Department
Preventing disease and promoting health, the first public health department in North Carolina and the second in the nation.

  • Hospice

Formerly Hospice of Greensboro and Hospice of Alamance-Caswell.

  • Mental health

The Kellin Foundation
Community-based organization providing free mental health and substance use treatment services. (Mental Health Greensboro merged with the Kellin Foundation in 2021.)

UNCG Psychology Clinic
Comprehensive psychological evaluations and individual and group therapy for children, families, and adults. Providers are graduate students under the supervision of licensed psychologists and health service providers.

  • Sexual health

Carolina Abortion Fund
Abortion resource referrals and financial assistance

Planned Parenthood Greensboro Health Center
“Care no matter what”

STD Testing in Greensboro
“You have options for getting STD tests. Learn about convenient local testing for common STDs.”

Triad Health Project
“Triad Health Project promotes sexual health and justice through radical care, love, and equity while working to free our community from HIV, its stigma, and root causes.”

  • Speech and hearing

UNCG Speech and Hearing Center
Offers professional services for evaluation and treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders to individuals across the lifespan. Open to the public.

  • Veterinary

Humane Society of the Piedmont
Provides affordable medical care for animals, including low-cost spay/neuter, vaccines and wellness services.

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