Strong Communities Series

 A series of free community workshops designed to increase awareness and prevention..

The Strong Communiites Series offers FREE community events to increase awareness of mental, physical, and emotional  wellness  in our community to improve individual health, happiness, longevity, and economic stability. 
For more information or if you would like to be a featured speaker, call 910-546-8533 or email


It's Never Too Late to Start Again

Next Chapter Women's Conference, It's Never too Late to Start Again
Saturday March 18, 2017
Jacksonville Public Library
58 Doris Ave.  Jacksonville, NC 28540


The ups and downs of life can make it very easy to believe that it is too late to become who we would like to be in life. Maybe, you have faced circumstances that were beyond your control, or you constantly put off making the changes you need in life to advance to the next level. Coastal Carolina Wellness Connection’s Women’s Conference is focused on helping you break the barriers that prevent you from going to the “Next Chapter” in your life. Topics include career advancement, entrepreneurship, financial planning, time management, balancing family and work, body image, wellness and much more. Join us and meet like-minded individuals, create new networks and lifelong friendships! Registration is required. Spaces are limited. Reserve your spot today.

Coastal Carolina Wellness Connection

Conversations to Prevent Teen Dating Violence
Saturday February 25, 2017
Jacksonville Public Library
58 Doris Ave.  Jacksonville, NC 28540

Coastal Carolina Wellness Connection in partnership with New Beginnings Youth Development Program will be presenting a workshop designed for teen girls that will focus on setting healthy boundaries, identifying dating abuse, understanding the dynamics of healthy relationships, creating a personalized safety plan, the importance of respect for self, understanding why it is essential to love yourself as an individual and the importance of pursuing your dreams. Participants will engage in various activities during this interactive workshop. Light refreshments served. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Conversations with New Mothers

Coastal Carolina Wellness Connection

A Little Bundle: Conversations with New Mothers
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Jacksonville Public Library

58 Doris Ave. Jacksonville, NC 28540

Free seminar for first time moms with babies up to six months. We will discuss developmental issues, expectations you may have created for yourself as a new mom, self care, changing relationships with family members and much more. Non-crawling babies are welcomed to attend. Pre-Registration is required.

Break The Silence of Domestic Violence
Monday October 17, 2016
Jacksonville Public Library
58 Doris Ave.  Jacksonville, NC 28540
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According to the NCCADV 53 individuals lost thier lives in 2015 due to domestic violence in the state of North Carolina. As of Sept. 26 there have been 43 fatalities for 2016. This number does not capture the number of individuals who suffer the psychological and physical pain daily in silence. It is estimated that 1 and 4 women and 1 and 7 men will become victims of intimate partner violence. 

Join us and increase your understanding about prevention, the cycle of violence, what constitutes domestic violence, signs of domestic violence, the effects on children, how to keep yourself and family safe, and community resources. Light refreshments will be served. This is a free event! 

Together we can make our communities stronger!

The Power of Prevention: Conversations to Prevent Substance Abuse in Our Communities
Saturday September 24, 2016
Northwoods Recreation Center
621 Henderson Dr. Jacksonville, NC 28540
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Coastal Carolina Wellness Connection will host a free Strong Communities Series event, as part of National Recovery Month, which is celebrated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) annually. 

This event will increase awareness and understanding of preventing substance use disorders. and promote the message that behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can recover. 

Substance abuse is a crisis in our communities and it knows no boundaries.Together we can build stronger communities by promoting a lifestyle of wellness. 

Candidates that are seeking election for county and state offices will also be in attendance to discuss how they plan to address this crisis in our communities.

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Event Brings Addiction Out of the Shadows
by Amanda Thames Jacksonville Daily News

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