Learn what opioids are, how they work, how they are related to other drugs and how to identify different types.
Learn what substance use disorders are, how they affect the brain and body, common myths and more.
Opioids continue to have a devastating impact on our communities. Learn more about the facts and figures.
Learn about how North Carolina and the federal government are addressing the epidemic.
Justice System Response
Learn how different parts of the justice system, including law enforcement officers and the courts, are finding new solutions to the epidemic.
First responders, emergency departments, harm reduction workers, recovery support specialists, and many others are joining forces to offer support, counseling, and services to persons who survive an overdose.
Healthcare Provider Resources
Learn how different parts of the justice system, including law enforcement officers and the courts, are finding new solutions to the epidemic