North Carolina’s Opioid Action Plan 2017-2021
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. (2017). North Carolina’s Opioid Action Plan 2017-2021.
This fact sheet summarizes the plan which provides an overview of the opioid epidemic (e.g., number of deaths, hospitalizations, number of residents who report misusing prescriptions, and the number of prescriptions dispensed). The plan is divided into seven focus areas, with the state lead and progress measures listed for each area.