New Hanover County launches webpage highlighting opioid resources

Posted May 15, 2018 at 2:40 pm     Category: HealthNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Public Health Department has launched a webpage to give residents a new resource to navigate the opioid epidemic.

The webpage, Health.NHCgov.com/opioids, features information about treatment and recovery, medication disposal, abuse prevention, and harm reduction.

“Whether you are interested in learning how to engage in community efforts, or are struggling with addiction, have a friend of family member who is, or you are a doctor, law enforcement officer, or a concerned citizen – there is information on this webpage for you,” says Public Health Director Phillip Tarte. “As you navigate the opioid crisis in our community, we hope this webpage can serve as a reminder that each of us has a role to play in fighting the opioid epidemic.”

The website was created by the county’s Public Health Department to provide important information and resources to help fight the opioid crisis.

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Release Contact:
Jessica Loeper
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
910-798-7461

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