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April 11, 2019Cumberland County health board hopes to reduce opioid abuse

April 11, 2019Event at WCU raises substance abuse awareness

April 11, 2019Coalition: Community effort needed to fight Gaston opioid woes

April 9, 2019Hope4NC linking ENC residents to recovery resources

April 9, 2019NC Attorney General tours ENC crisis center

April 8, 2019‘I’m not here to judge you’: Patients struggling with opioid and alcohol addiction connect with peers at Triad hospitals

April 5, 2019Opioid task force awarded new grant

April 4, 2019Our view: Fighting opioids on a two-legged stool

April 4, 2019Statewide opioid education campaign launched

April 4, 2019North Carolina launches campaign to combat opioid crisis

April 4, 2019More Powerful NC: Statewide campaign to combat opioid epidemic

April 4, 2019 |  ‘More Powerful NC’ aimed at opioid awareness

April 3, 2019 |  NC officials kick off statewide campaign in Charlotte to combat state’s opioid crisis

March 27, 2019 |  Task Force Town Hall series will focus on opioid epidemic

March 26, 2019 |  Students hope opioid summit helps reduce stigma of addiction

March 25, 2019 |  Pastors say to address the opioid crisis, expand Medicaid

March 25, 2019 Police dispense of old pills, aim to cut accidental poisonings

March 25, 2019 ‘If Only’: Parents share stories of loss to educate on opioid abuse

March 24, 2019 Overdose response team provides help to addicts

March 19, 2019 How the opioid crisis makes everyone poorer

March 15, 2019 NC Cooperative Extension youth program held in Wilmington

February 22, 2019 Across NC, police make fundamental shift to addressing opioid-related crime

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