In The News
Gov. Cooper signs sports betting bill at Spectrum Center
On Tuesday, June 14th Governor Roy Cooper signed a sports betting bill at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. To learn more about the bill and how President Mary Ward believes it will affect addiction treatment centers, click the link below!
Rosalía Torres-Weiner’s Paintbrush Amplifies Latinx Voices
We were absolutely honored and thrilled to have the wonderful Rosalía Torres-Weiner paint us a beautiful mural at our Charlotte location. Click the link below to read more about Rosalía’s story and her inspiration for the mural!
Medicaid expansion offers hope for those wrestling with addiction. Will it be enough?
At the McLeod Centers for Wellbeing, which has nine treatment centers, most of them in the greater Charlotte region, about 25% of the 6,000 people treated each year now qualify for Medicaid, President Mary Ward said. With Medicaid expansion, Ward hopes that will rise to 50%. To read more about the effect the Medicaid expansion will have and what President Mary Ward had to say, click the link below!
President Mary Ward Receives the 2023 Heart of Gold Award
At this year’s 2023 Heart Ball, President Mary Ward had the honor of receiving the Heart of Gold award from the American Heart Association! To hear more about this award, and what it means for not only Mary but McLeod Centers as well, click the link below!
‘Preserving their dignity’: Renovated South Charlotte resource center supports people in crisis
“It’s really about preserving their dignity and respect because they’ve made a critical and very difficult decision,” said Mary Ward, president of the McLeod Centers for Wellbeing. Ward says the nonprofit serves an average of nearly 4,000 people each day.
Jonathan Cansler is one of the many people to find help and hope from the centers.“Had I not made it to the McLeod Center, I don’t think I would be here today,” he said.
Rehab center changes approach to helping addicts
We were lucky enough to have our very own Linda, share her story with WCNC Charlotte and what all McLeod Centers for Wellbeing means to her, and how we will continue to impact other patients’ lives.
McLeod Centers for Wellbeing is opening a new location soon
We were thrilled to have Spectrum News come back to our Charlotte location for a more in-depth interview with Mary Ward. To hear what all Mary had to say about our new Charlotte space and what this new space means for patients click the link below!
New Wellbeing Center in Charlotte
We were thrilled to have Spectrum News come do a hard hat tour with our leadership team! To hear what all we had to say about our new Charlotte space and what this new space means for patients check out the interview to the left!