SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services. Includes links to community programs, information resources, events and articles.
North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
DMH/DD/SAS provides oversight for the mental health substance abuse and developmental disability services statewide.
Partners Behavioral Health Management
Assistance with emotional difficulties, family conflict, stress and/or substance abuse issues, and .mental health related services in Burke and Catawba Counties.
Alcohol / Drug Council of North Carolina
Throughout its history, ADCNC has presented and promoted creative solutions to gaps in the continuum of services for addicts and their families. ADCNC also has provided leadership resulting in the passage of state legislation addressing the disease of addiction.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - NCADD
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help, and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention, and treatment through a nationwide network of Affiliates.
Project Lazarus, community-based overdose prevention, North Carolina
Project Lazarus is a community-based drug overdose prevention program, serving Wilkes County and western North Carolina.
NIDA Information for Parents and Teachers
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Alcohol & Drug Use - DASH/HealthyYouth
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Raising Drug Free Kids: Welcome to The Parent Tool Kit
Inside The Parent Toolkit you’ll find practical tips and advice for raising drug-free kids from parenting and health experts as well as real parents and other caring adults.
The Fix is a daily website about addiction and recovery.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
800.438.6233.... “The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.”
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies—UNC Chapel Hill
919.966.5678..... "Our mission is to conduct, coordinate, and promote basic and clinical research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of alcoholism and alcoholic disease."
The Facts about Drinking and Driving
Driving while intoxicated is an extremely dangerous and senseless act that kills over twelve thousand people each year. Individuals who drive with increased blood alcohol content (BAC) are at risk for vehicle accidents, highway injuries and death to your own self and victims on the road.