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Building Coalition Capacity in the 8th Judicial District

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $1,000,000)

Lenoir County is applying under Category 1-B: Locally Driven Responses to the Opioid. The proposed initiative is a regional project serving two rural counties in eastern North Carolina – Lenoir and Greene County – with a combined population of greater than50,000. The grant will expand evidence-based substance use treatment, recovery housing, and case management services for justice-involved individuals at multiple intercepts. Specifically, under this project Lenoir and Greene County will: Provide recovery housing and case management services to up to 157 individuals over the life of the grant; Provide transportation support to up to 300 individuals over the life of the grant; Provide monthly structured, supervised visitation for children impacted by parental substance use in the family court system; Support identifiable and accessible prescription drug take-back programs for unused, controlled substances in the home; Provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment related to opioids, stimulants, and other drugs, as well as harm reduction activities and recovery support services; Partner with a researcher to continue to provide research-based strategies to identify treatment/resource needs, address system gaps, and evaluate program effectiveness through objective measures.

Date Created: September 25, 2023