Resource Links and Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. From 1999 to 2017, more than 702,000 people have died from a drug overdose. In 2017, more than 70,000 people died from drug overdoses, making it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Of those deaths, almost 68% involved a prescription or illicit opioid.

https://www.cdc.gov/opioids/

More Powerful NC

There are extensive resources in NC available for the treatment of substance use disorders. Learn more through the hotlines, directories, and guides below.

https://www.morepowerfulnc.org/

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

https://www.drugabuse.gov/

SAMHSA Buprenorphine Practitioner Locator

Find practitioners authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine by state.

https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment/practitioner-program to data/treatment-practitioner-locator

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment