1. Linking justice-involved persons to care: North Carolina funded 10 local health departments to connect justice-involved persons to harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services to improve linkages to care and reduce the high risk of opioid overdoses.
2. Healthcare provider training: Through its contract with Mountain Area Health Education Center, North Carolina trained and provided technical assistance to more than 800 providers from nearly 40 unique medical residency and advanced practice provider programs on medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is a treatment for opioid use disorder combining the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies.
Funded Awards: Overdose Data to Action, Public Health & Public Safety, Prevention Research