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RHA’s Peer Support Services Empower People in Recovery to Help Others

Ethel A. and Tanya S. graduated from substance use programs at RHA – now they work for RHA in North Carolina helping others in recovery. At RHA, Peer Support is an important part of our substance use services. Our Peer Support Specialists are people with lived experience who have graduated from recovery courses and gone on to receive specialized traini...

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This Valentine’s Day, RHA is celebrating love — sisterly love!

Jackie Smith and Lee Nichols are twin sisters working for RHA in LaGrange, North Carolina, in a facility formerly known as the Howell Center, which became part of RHA in 2006. They have both worked in a variety of roles, from direct care to medical records, to I.T., and more. Today, Lee serves as I.T. Manager and Jackie is an Employee Benefits Specialist — and ...

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Seeking Direct Support Professionals to Join our Team — Where Humans Bloom!

At RHA, we’re invested in people, and no one on our team embodies that value more than our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs.) We hope that this video will help familiarize you with – and celebrate – the work that our DSPs do every day. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a DSP, please visit our ...

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RHA Health Services Welcomes Pitt County Group Homes

January 4, 2022 RHA Health Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pitt County Group Homes, a provider of residential and day and employment support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, based in Grifton, NC. Mary Grace Bright, Executive Director of Pitt County Group Homes, said of the acquisition, “It was importan...

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RHA Residential Team Lead in NC builds team through referrals!

Paris Capozziello is a Residential Team Leader with RHA's disability services in Hendersonville, NC, who has recruited more than ten new employees to his team. “I think I’ve had some...

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North Carolina Teacher Makes Learning Fun for Special Education Students

In honor of National Special Education Day, RHA is celebrating Bonnie Robbins, a teacher working with medically fragile children at an RHA campus in North Carolina. Ever since she was a young girl, Bonnie Robbins knew she wanted to teach children with special needs. “When I was little, I was in Girl Scouts. We worked with the Sp...

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Finding the Beat at RHA: A Veteran’s Story

Dewey “DJ” James is a Regional Quality Assurance Specialist with RHA in NC. Before DJ joined the team at RHA, though, he joined the Army. From 1984 to 1988 DJ was stationed in Germany serving as a Communications Specialist. In 1988, he retired from active duty but remained in the Army reserves until 1990. “[The army] was a gateway for me to start off my ...

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A Way Out of the Darkness: Wilmington Substance Use Services Testimonial

The journey to recovery is unique to every person, and there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to support. Below, one participant in RHA’s SAIOP substance use services in Wilmington, NC, shares their recovery experience: March 24, 2021, may seem like a normal day for the majority of people but for me it was the first day of my journey to r...

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