Burke County Health Department is hosting a Community Forum event on July 12 featuring Beth Macy, the author of Dopesick, recently adapted for the HULU television series with Michael Keaton.
On March 29, the FDA approved the first nonprescription, 'over-the-counter' (OTC) naloxone nasal spray, Narcan. Naloxone--a medicine that can reverse an opioid-related overdose--has been shown to be a critical tool to prevent fatal overdoses, connect more people to treatment for substance use disorder, and save lives.
Join the Practice Support Team at Northwest AHEC in observing Recovery Month.
The Forsyth Regional Opioid & Substance Use Team (FROST) is made up of representatives from over 80 different community agencies in addition to community members with lived experiences.