This report provides data and outcomes for the NC Safer Syringe Initiative for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, including a map of active programs, counties served, and support services.
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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.
This website lists the active programs in NC by county, as well as their locations, hours, and contact information.
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, … Read more
This 2017 resource gives an overview of the benefits of syringe exchange in rural areas to reduce blood borne diseases, as well as best practices for establishing programs in rural areas.
This video demonstrates how to administer naloxone through various nasal, auto-injector, and intra-muscular devices.
Resource for medication prescribers to learn how to begin prescribing naloxone rescue kits, as well as resources about the medicine itself.
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.
Poster-style how-to guide on how to respond to an opioid overdose, including administering naloxone and reporting its use.
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.