This organization works in partnership with communities to create and implement education, prevention, and evidence-based treatment practices for substance misuse at a state level.
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This guide, developed by the Appalachian Regional Commission, contains valuable data about the impact of opioids on Appalachian communities, current awareness levels, protective factors in these communities, and best practices for communicating with various subpopulations about opioids (i.e., youth, parents, … Read more
CEPOP is a national organization that engages various stakeholders to create a comprehensive public policy strategy to reduce prescription opioid misuse and promote treatment options for those with chronic pain and substance use disorder.
The ARC is a multi-state regional commission that supports various interventions to improve the lives of Appalachian communities. Their substance misuse work includes working with legislators on interventions, funding programs, offering resources, and gathering data about substance use in the … Read more
ADCNC is a nonprofit organization that works in prevention, interventions, and treatment for alcohol and substance use disorders. They also provide information and referrals to alcohol and drug treatment, as well as educational programs.
This takeback day, sponsored by the DEA, takes place twice a year, and focuses on proper disposal of medications and drugs.
This site offers more information on the Lock Your Meds campaign, including information about how locking prescription medications can reduce misuse, and how to implement lockbox campaigns in communities.
This website about International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31st, has information on how this day can be made into an awareness event in various communities, as well as how to host an activity and promotional resources.
This webinar, available from the NC Rural Center, contains information about how to engage local and state-level elected officials, including a recorded webinar, downloadable tips, and a whiteboard video.