North Carolina Resources

Opioid Action Plan

Menu of Local Actions to Prevent Opioid Overdose in NC

Essential Actions to Address the Opioid Epidemic: A Local Health Department’s Guide

Opioid Data Dashboard (including county-specific data)

NC Department of Health & Human Services: Opioid Resources

More Powerful NC : Get Involved

NC Association of County Commissioners

North Carolina recipients of federal opioid grants (listed in the appendix on pages 20-27)

National Resources

National Association of Counties (NACO): Opioid Epidemic Resource Center

Association of State & Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO): Preventing Opioid Misuse and Overdose

National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO): Opioid Overdose Epidemic

National Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): Opioid Overdose – State Information

CDC: Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in the United States

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Opioid Overdose

Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA): Opioid Crisis

SAMHSA & HRSA: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

North Carolina
Department of Justice Contacts

Swain Wood
General Counsel
swood@ncdoj.gov

Steven Mange
Senior Policy Counsel
smange@ncdoj.gov

North Carolina
Department of Health and Human Services Contacts

Elyse Powell
State Opioid Coordinator
elyse.powell@dhhs.nc.gov

Michael Leighs
Director of Intergovernmental Affairs
michael.leighs@dhhs.nc.gov

Share Your Strategies

We are interested in strategies for addressing the opioid epidemic in your county, city, town, or community.  Email us at opioid.strategies@ncdoj.gov.