“Law enforcement must embrace the mindset that substance disorder is a disease. Treatment is the preferred response to arrest. This is the only path to successfully conquer the current epidemic.”
Lieutenant Det. Patrick Glynn, Quincy Police Department
North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to the implementation of harm reduction interventions, public health strategies, drug policy transformation, and justice reform in North Carolina and throughout the American South. NCHRC engages in grassroots advocacy, resource and policy development, coalition building, and direct services for people impacted by drug use, incarceration, sex work, overdose, gender, HIV and hepatitis and first responders.
- The UN Chief Executives Board unanimously endorses decriminalisation of people who use drugs. https://t.co/81sUUlvvV5 03/17/2019