Smoky Mountain MCO Donates $100,000 for Western NC Overdose Prevention Initiative

April 14th, 2016

In March Smoky Mountain MCO donated $100,000 to purchase nasal Narcan for North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition to distribute in 23 counties in Western North Carolina. The donation enabled the purchase of 2668 nasal naloxone kits, which are expected to save 250-300 lives.

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A Project of the Governor's Institute on Alcohol & Substance Abuse and the North Carolina Society of Addiction Medicine.
Funded wholly or in part by the federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Fund (CFDA #93.959) as a project of the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities & Substance Abuse Services.