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2019 NC Drug User Health Resource Guide by Region

December 5, 2020

“Medication Assisted Treatment & Behavioral Health” & “Buprenorphine/Suboxone Providers” by region – This guide provides a list of providers by region who offer MAT, including prescribers and treatment specialists who incorporate MAT into a behavioral health treatment plan.

Medication-Assisted Treatment (SAMHSA)

December 5, 2020

This webpage provides a thorough description of MAT, its use in treating opioid use disorder, and the different medications available for treatment. It also provides training materials and resources, as well as legal regulations and guidelines for implementing MAT.

UpSkill WNC: Peer Support for Re-Entering the Workforce

December 3, 2020

This organization provides comprehensive community-based peer support for justice-involved residents reentering the workforce, as well as job skills trainings and job networking for low-income individuals.

Stepping Up Initiative

December 3, 2020

This initiative provides resources to counties to reduce the number of individuals with severe mental illness in their jails. These include a Template to create a proclamation or resolution in your county, as well as a Resources Toolkit to develop and implement a … Continued

Relief from a Criminal Conviction

December 3, 2020

UNC School of Government guide explains the principal mechanisms in NC to obtain relief from a criminal conviction, including expunctions, certificates of relief, and other procedures.

National Reentry Resource Center

December 3, 2020

This guide provides links to resources, including training, peer-to-peer information exchange, a research clearinghouse, a reentry program database, a library, and more.

PAARI: Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative

December 3, 2020

This organization works with police departments to implement addiction and recovery initiatives by providing support and resources to help law enforcement create non-arrest pathways to treatment and recovery.

North Carolina Recovery Courts

December 3, 2020

These courts (specific links below) are specialty courts designed to help in cases involving chemically dependent offenders to assist them with court ordered treatment plans. Family Drug Treatment Courts Adult Drug Treatment Courts Youth Drug Treatment Courts Veterans Treatment Courts … Continued

North Carolina Department of Justice Opioid Resources

December 3, 2020

This webpage provides a searchable list of local and statewide projects and initiatives working to combat aspects of the opioid crisis in NC, including criminal justice initiatives, media campaigns, and organizations working in the substance use disorder sector.