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North Carolina Safer Syringe Initiative

December 5, 2020

This website provides legal information about how to establish and operate a syringe exchange program in North Carolina, including statutes that permit syringe exchange and NCDHHS regulations pertaining to them.

Funding Syringe Exchange Programs

December 5, 2020

This website provides information on funding options for syringe exchange, including local government funds, nonprofits and foundations who provide supplies and financial support, and potential sources of governmental operations funding. It also provides budget considerations and guidance to identify reputable, … Continued

Prescribe to Prevent

December 5, 2020

Resource for medication prescribers to learn how to begin prescribing naloxone rescue kits, as well as resources about the medicine itself.

North Carolina Naloxone Distribution Toolkit

December 5, 2020

This 2019 resource was created by the North Carolina Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch to guide local health departments, coalitions, and community organizations through the process of implementing a distribution standing order for naloxone.

Naloxone Saves

December 5, 2020

An overview of how NC responds to the opioid epidemic, where data about the epidemic can be found, as well as where naloxone can be procured both by pharmacists and community distributors.