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A local collaboration of community leaders seeking new and expanded treatment and support opportunities for individuals and families suffering from substance abuse / dependence.

DMH/DD/SAS provides oversight for the mental health substance abuse and developmental disability services statewide.

At the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, we are committed to helping families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use. We empower families with information, support and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. And we advocate for greater understanding and more effective programs to treat the disease of addiction.

Project Lazarus is a community-based drug overdose prevention program, serving Wilkes County and western North Carolina.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Substance abuse and problematic patterns of substance use among youth can lead to problems at school, cause or aggravate physical and mental health-related issues, promote poor peer relationships, cause motor-vehicle accidents, and place stress on the family.

"Our mission is to conduct, coordinate, and promote basic and clinical research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of alcoholism and alcoholic disease."


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.

Assistance with emotional difficulties, family conflict, stress and/or substance abuse issues, and .mental health related services in Burke and Catawba Counties.

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.

NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

How can you, as a parent or caregiver, help support your child and stop the deadly cycle of heroin use and opioid pill misuse? This guide has been designed to help you learn more about the epidemic, recognize warning signs, and open up lines of communication with your child and those in your community.

“The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.”


Data and valuable information regarding impaired driving.

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