Monthly Archives: November 2016

MHPC Coordinates Response to Flooded areas Following Hurricane Matthew

Just one week following the civil unrest in Charlotte, Hurricane Matthew began making its way up the southeastern coast and our counterparts in Florida began sending requests to North Carolina for resources with the anticipation of severe damage and a large population to be affected. The MHPC was contacted to begin assembling clinical staffing and […]

MHPC Establishes Role as Liaison During Civil Unrest in Charlotte

What happened? Following an officer involved shooting on September 20, 2016, the Charlotte area experienced episodes of civil unrest. While peaceful at times, intermittent episodes of violence continued throughout the duration of the event, lasting until roughly September 25. Initial protests began late afternoon on Tuesday, September 20, only hours after the shooting occurred. Incidents […]