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Statewide Partners2024-04-29T12:59:36-04:00

Talk it Out NC Partners

Check out our connections with expert alcohol advocacy groups rooted in North Carolina’s education, medical, and law enforcement communities

The mission of the Alcohol / Drug Council of North Carolina is to reduce human suffering and the economic cost of alcoholism and other substance misuse disorders. They advocate for prevention, early interventions, and treatment that includes a system of care. For help, contact the Hotline at 800-688-4232.

A new federal collegiate leadership work-study program, Collegiate Resilience: Healing Post-COVID-19 aims to support Black Americans in college communities to overcome negative mental, emotional, and physical impacts created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

GHSA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit representing the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement federal grant programs to address behavioral highway safety issues.

NC Vision Zero is a collaborative, data-driven initiative to end roadway deaths and serious injuries in North Carolina. As a centralized clearinghouse for data, information, and outreach, NC Vision Zero unifies roadway safety stakeholders and acts to prompt strategic discussion. NC Vision Zero will prevent roadway death and injury by bridging the gap between existing traffic safety campaigns and through education, strategic guidance, support, and collaboration.

The North Carolina Association of ABC Boards represents over 140 county and municipal ABC boards operating throughout North Carolina. The association works with its members to promote responsible alcohol sales through control, provide the highest level of service, and generate revenue for North Carolina communities.

The NCACP was created in 1976 to provide a favorable environment in which the police chiefs of North Carolina could educate and improve themselves professionally; recognize outstanding achievements in their profession and association and its allied groups through researching and distributing information and maintaining a resource contact system of its members; conduct meetings; and retain competent counsel to advise and represent the membership and its interests. NCACP currently has over 300 members statewide.

North Carolina Association of School Resource Officers works to provide a supportive and educational network to the School Resource Officers in North Carolina and beyond with the common goal of protecting every child so they can reach their fullest potential in a safe learning environment. SROs work to reduce school violence by enforcing violations of the law occurring on school property, by informing students of the dangers of substance abuse, by introducing programs that will promote and enhance acceptable social behavior, and by serving as positive role models.

The North Carolina Coaches Association exists to promote and improve athletics in North Carolina’s public schools and to foster high standards of ethics and sportsmanship.

The Department of Health and Human Services manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially its most vulnerable citizens – children, elderly, disabled and low-income families. The Department works closely with health care professionals, community leaders and advocacy groups; local, state and federal entities; and many other stakeholders to make this happen.

The purpose of the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network is to improve implementation and delivery of effective substance use prevention interventions, and provide training and technical assistance services to the substance misuse prevention field.  It does this by developing and disseminating tools and strategies needed to improve the quality of substance misuse prevention efforts; providing intensive technical assistance and learning resources to prevention professionals in order to improve their understanding of prevention science, epidemiological data, and implementation of evidence-based and promising practices; and, developing tools and resources to engage the next generation of prevention professionals.

Recovery Alliance Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, supports individuals and organizations from all sectors working collectively towards enhancing strong and healthy communities that support cohesive seamless systems of care related to prevention and recovery.

Since 1991, the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education has impacted the lives of more than one million children, youth, and their families in 87 counties in North Carolina through health education. As a nonprofit organization, the Poe Center’s mission is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and families by providing interactive health sessions that are research-based and aligned with the NC Department of Public Instruction’s Essential Standards for Healthful Living Education. (Program Contact)

Tia Hart Community Recovery Program is dedicated to helping those who suffer from addictions to alcohol, drugs, and other substances break the bonds of addiction and find hope and encouragement through a program of education, physical nurturing, structured discipline, and the development of the living skills necessary to achieve a life of lasting sobriety.  

Durham Together for Resilient Youth (TRY) prevents substance misuse among youth by reducing community risk factors through advocacy, education, mobilization, and action. TRY can provide presentations on a variety of topics, including “Drunk, Drugged, Distracted Driving Prevention,” and “Substance Abuse Prevention for Youth or Youth and Parents.”

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