Mental health advocate named to subcommittee

Laurie Coker’s reputation as a persistent, passionate local advocate for behavioral-health issues, including making numerous trips to the General Assembly, has caught the eye of legislators. Coker has been appointed to a 24-member subcommittee focused on governance of local management entities, which oversee behavioral-health providers and services. She is director of the N.C. Consumer Advocacy, Networking and Support Organization. Story continues here >>>