Poe Center Media Features

Mental health first aid class hosted in Fuquay-Varina as joint effort from police, mental health professionals – December 2023

Wake County votes to ban vape shops from opening near schools in unincorporated areas – October 2023

Wake commissioners ban new tobacco, vape shops near schools – October 2023

The American Dream TV – August 2023

CBS 17 – Holly Spring police, health education center teach parents prevention, teen substance use trends – September 2023

WRAL – Wake schools meal program – June 2023

ABC11 – ‘We need this’: Free food program arrives in time for summer break – June 2023

CBS15 – Wake County organizes Summer Meals program, offering free lunch to families and kids – June 2023

RAL TODAY – Mental wellness educational garden opens at PlayWELL Park – June 2023

CBS17 – Mindwell Garden Labyrinth in Raleigh focuses on children’s mental health, grounding techniques – June 2023

ABC11 – Durham, Wake schools begin summer meals program for children in need – June 2023

CBS17 – Durham, Wake school systems to participate in Summer Food Service programs – June 2023

Charlotte Observer -Here’s how kids can get free meals this summer in North Carolina – June 2023

WRAL – Poe Center to host Healthy Habits camp – June 2023

Spectrum News 1 – Youth Vaping Prevention – March 2023

Johnston County News – Here’s where you can dispose of old prescriptions safely – March 2023

WXII 12 – Knowing the Signs: Davie Schools host workshop for parents on drug use – March 2023

SNAP-Ed Connection – Older Adults in North Carolina Stay Healthy and Active with SNAP-Ed – March 2023

Davie County Enterprise Record – Learn to Recognize Signs of Teen Drug Use – March 2023

WITN – Eastern North Carolina residents react to losing their extra SNAP benefits – February 2023

Triangle NewsHub – Education & Talent with Leadership Raleigh – February 2023

CBS 17 – Children learn about dental health on “Terrific Teeth Day” in Raleigh – February 2023

WRAL – Poe’s annual Terrific Teeth Day provides free dental screenings – January 2023

CBS 17 – Triangle mental health experts, activists speak about self-care after release of violent body camera video in Tyre Nichols death – January 2023

WRAL – Skip the fad diets and find a better way to talk about food with your kids – December 2020

News Break – Annual PoeFest goes virtual with live family activities – November 2020

Spectrum News – Poe Center Creates Compost System with Grant – November 2020

WRAL – COVID-19 Forces Poe to Adjust to Virtual Learning – September 2020

Johnstonian News – Poe Center Salutes Johnston Educator – September 2020

WRAL- With field trips canceled, Poe Center rolls out its health education programs virtually. – September 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center lines up virtual programs for kids, families that focus on everything from puberty to healthy relationships, bullying prevention – September 2020

WRAL – Remote Learning the Healthy Way – August 2020

WRAL – The protective power of positivity: Approaching the 2020-21 school year – August 2020

WRAL – From remote learning help to healthy eating tips, Poe Center launches virtual programs for fall – August 2020

WRAL- Poe Center offers virtual family program with focus on substance abuse – July 2020

WRAL – Get fit – and stay safe – walking and biking this summer – July 2020

Midtown Magazine -The Poe Center Takes on Vaping

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center plans another free session of Healthy Habits – Camp-in-a-Kit – July 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center lines up virtual mom-daughter workshop, free wellness program for kids – June 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center dives into oral health during kid-friendly virtual sessions in June – June 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center’s Healthy Habits Camp still planned but with new look – June 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center takes its parent-child puberty education programs virtual – April 2020

Carolina Parent – Poe Center Offers Online “Girl Talk and “Guy Talk” Sessions – April 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Poe Center offers up online activities to keep us safe, healthy and sane, April 2020

WRAL Go Ask Mom – Trying to teach your kids how to wash their hands properly? The Poe Center has a video for that. – March 2020

CBS 17 – Poe Center, Raleigh-Wake Dental Society host annual Terrific Teeth Day, February 2020

ABC 11 – Raleigh-Wake Dental Society offers free dental screenings at Poe Center, February 2020

WRAL – Poe Center to offer free dental screenings for kids, January 2020

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