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41 Counties in North Carolina are “Opioid High Risk”

A new study, published last month in an open-access version of the Journal of the American Medical Association, classified 412 counties as “high-risk” and 1,485 as “not high-risk.” Among those, 41 of North Carolina’s 100 counties qualified as “opioid high-risk” counties.

A recent article in North Carolina Health news explores the impact on North Carolina residents as well as North Carolina specific information and can be found here:

As part of NCATOD’s mission, we are dedicated to the promotion of effective treatment of Opioid Use Disorder and access to MAT through clinic based services. You can find a listing of opioid treatment programs in North Carolina here:

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