2017 Results

 

  • January 2017- Won Public Health Partner Award given at the NC State Health Director Conference 
  • January 2017- Advocated successfully for clarification of 911 Good Samaritan Law, to allow health departments to distribute naloxone off site.
  • February 2017- Was Featured on Coastline (NPR Program) for Opioid Death Prevention Work
  • February 2017- NCHRC reversed its 6000th overdose with naloxone.
  • February 2017- Cohosted a syringe exchange conference for Southerners and Red States with AIDS United in Durham, NC
  • February 2017- Contributed to Vera Institute Document on Harm Reduction and Policing
  • March 2017- Hosted law enforcement summit on Heroin and Fentanyl
  • Helped with Passage of Stop Act, North Carolina House Bill 243 
  • Introduced and passed a ban the box bill through the NC House.
  • June 2017- Advised the NC Governor in person on opioid overdose prevention
  • June 2017- Started the South's 2nd LEAD program
  • June 2017- Was featured in Kaiser Health News, link HERE
  • June 2017- Was featured in the Daily Beast, http://www.thedailybeast.com/red-states-are-warming-up-to-needle-exchanges
  • November 2017- NCHRC had its 9000th overdose reversal with naloxone
  • November 2017-NCHRC was featured in SAGE Journal  http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/46yCMEdriSD5NnR7ZAss/full