Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Resources
Carteret County Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Resource List
This resource list provides area behavioral health and substance abuse treatment and recovery resources. This list was last updated on 02/14/18.
This website educates the public and pharmacies on the North Carolina standing order for naloxone. In June 2016, the State Health Director signed a standing order allowing any pharmacist practicing in NC and licensed by the NC Board of Pharmacy to dispense naloxone to any person who voluntarily requests naloxone and meets the following criteria:
- At risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose
- A family member or friend of a person at risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose
- In the position to assist a person at risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose
National Institute on Drug Abuse for Parents
This website educates parents on how to talk with kids about drugs and their effects and where to get help.
North Carolina Good Samaritan/Naloxone Access Law
This websites educates the public on the NC Good Samaritan/Naloxone Access law and the protections it provides.
North Carolina's Opioid Action Plan (2017-2021)
In 2017, North Carolina revealed its Opioid Action Plan to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 20% by 2021. This website provides information on the action plan; opioid and heroin poisoning deaths, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations; and, information on the Naloxone Saves campaign.
Peer Recovery Center
The Peer Recovery Center is a peer-to-peer community center providing a friendly, safe, and supportive place to help those in recovery build and maintain a meaningful and productive life.
Preventing an Opioid Overdose - Know the Signs. Save a Life.
This flyer gives an overview of opioid overdose basics, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, and what to do if you think someone is overdosing.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
This website provides information on substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery resources and behavioral health information; telephone numbers for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, National Helpline, and Disaster Distress Helpline; and, free apps you can download on your smartphone.
Where to Access Naloxone in Carteret County
This website lists the North Carolina pharmacies who offer naloxone under the NC standing order. This list is maintained by NC DHHS.