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.

Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse Resource List 

Naloxone Saves

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: 

  1.  At risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose
  2.  A family member or friend of a person at risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose
  3.  In the position to assist a person at risk of experiencing an opiate-related overdose 

Naloxone Saves

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. 

Talking with Kids about Drugs

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. 

NC Good Samaritan/Naloxone Access Law

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. 

NC DHHS Opioid Action Plan website

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. 

Peer Recovery Center website

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. 

Know the Signs. Save a Life.

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. 

SAMHSA Website

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. 

Where to Access Naloxone in Carteret County

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs. Top of the line medical care, combined with wellness programs and holistic addiction treatments mean we are dedicated to healing the whole self. They provide affordable luxury and recovery in a setting where lasting health and peace of mind are the goals. The Recovery Village also provide services specifically for adolescents ages 13-17. 

The Recovery Village Website