Taylor Knopf | North Carolina Health News
Taylor Knopf covers rural and mental health news. She previously wrote for The News & Observer as a politics and general assignment reporter. Before that, she worked at a small daily newspaper in southern California.
Knopf has a bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in journalism.
The hotline offers people in North Carolina experiencing mental distress a different option that is not routed through law enforcement.
As drug overdose deaths hit record numbers, addiction experts say lawmakers should be spending money on established programs providing evidence-based treatment.
At a statewide meeting, business and health leaders addressed the pandemic-induced mental health crisis and talked about ways to encourage employees to get vaccinated.