2019

February 8, 2019  |  AG Josh Stein: Leaving leftover pills in your medicine cabinet is like leaving a loaded gun

February 6, 2019  |  A New Prognosis for Pain Care

February 5, 2019  |  Officials: Wilmington Opioid Quick Response Team Makes Progress

January 23, 2019  |  Local doctors help spread medication-assisted opioid treatment in North Carolina

January 22, 2019  |  “We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out of This” – Why SAFE supports Pre-Arrest Diversion

January 17, 2019  |  Opioid-Related ED Visits Down In NC – But Only Barely

January 16, 2019  |  Opioid town hall in North Carolina: Stopping the growth of the addiction crisis

January 5, 2019  |  Ways to Protect Your Kids from Opioids

January 2, 2019  | ‘DARE’ program revamped to tackle opioid abuse

2018

September 6, 2018  |  NC Payers Council Releases Approach to Further Combat the Opioid Crisis in North Carolina

July 30, 2018  |  Governor Cooper Takes Action to Help NC Seek $25 Million in Federal Grants to Combat the Opioid Crisis

June 14, 2018  |  Governor Cooper Announces $1.5 Million in Grant Awards to Combat Opioid Crisis in Communities

May 31, 2018  |  DHHS Dashboard Tracks Opioid Action Plan Progress; Data Show Reduction of Prescription Opioids, Increased Access to Care

May 15, 2018  |  Governor Cooper Reports More than 5,700 Treated in First Year of Federal Opioid Grant

April 5, 2018  |  DHHS Releases Funding Opportunity for Communities on Front Lines of Opioid Crisis

March 20, 2018  |  DHHS Sees Rise in Opioid Overdose Emergency Department Visits

March 5, 2018  |  Kroger and Harris Teeter Pharmacies Join DHHS in Fight Against Prescription Drug Misuse

February 1, 2017  |  DHHS Receives $31M Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

January 22, 2018  |  Governor Cooper Announces Next Wave of Funding and New Tools to Combat Opioid Crisis

2017

November 3, 2017  |  Cooper Announces State Distribution of 40,000 Doses of Life-Saving Naloxone to Fight Opioid Epidemic

August 28, 2017  |  DHHS Joins Forces with Prescribers and Payers to Fight the NC Opioid Epidemic

June 30, 2017  |  Governor Cooper, Secretary Cohen announce Opioid Action Plan for NC: Newsletter Article

June 30, 2017  |  How Data are Used to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic

June 30, 2017  |  Increased Use of Naloxone Helps to Save Lives in NC

June 30, 2017  |  Opioid Summit ‘Productive,’ ‘Impressive,’ ‘Terrific’: Newsletter Article

June 30, 2017  |  Stories of Recovery: Speaker Among Those Giving Back

June 27, 2017  |  Governor Cooper Announces Bold Action Plan to Turn the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic in NC

May 18, 2017  |  Governor Cooper Announces $31 Million Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic in NC

May 16, 2017  |  County-by-County Figures: The Opioid Crisis in NC

March 7, 2017  |  DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen Seeks Help from Clinicians to Solve Opioid Crisis in NC