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Overdose deaths and some other consequences of substance use and its criminalization are greater in rural areas,particularly Appalachia and other parts of the Mountain South. With health care shortages and under funding of social services in rural areas and int he South predating COVID-19-related disruptions, rural Harm Reduction programs are more likely to lack sufficient resources.
Digital recovery supports have existed for several years, experiencing a slow but steady growth in availability and access. The recent surge in response to the pandemic created a variety of resources to help people sustain recovery from substance use disorders.
Posted 12/30/2019 (updated 1/9/2020)
This study explores the use of multiple stimulants and sexual risk behaviors among individuals of different races and sexual identities in rural North Carolina.
Posted 12/30/2019 (updated 6/15/2020)
Reports between 1991 and 1997 found clean needle programs reduce HIV transmission, and none found that clean needle programs caused rates of drug use to increase.
Posted 11/27/2019 (updated 1/3/2020)
Negative language and stigma regarding substance use disorder and addiction have shown to be a key barrier to seeking and receiving treatment for people who use drugs.
Posted 11/21/2019 (updated 1/3/2020)
North Carolina Harm Reduction Naloxone Log Template