Opioid Settlement Assistance

The NCACC strives to assist and support NC counties in planning for and utilizing national opioid settlement funds, managing strategic health initiatives, and maximizing resources and impact through outreach, education, and collaboration.

Supports and Assistance for Counties

Strategic Action Planning

  • Prioritization of evidence-based strategies
  • MOA consultations

Collaboration and Connections

  • Connections to technical experts
  • Cross-county peer connections
  • Hands-on support from NCACC Strategic Project Coordinators

Program Implementation Support

  • Education and training
  • Consultation and coaching
  • Outreach
  • Evaluation and data reporting
  • Preparation of financial reporting

Sample Spending Authorization Language for County Resolutions or Ordinances

The NCACC has developed sample language for counties to use when drafting a local spending authorization resolution or ordinance pertaining to the expenditure of opioid settlement funding governed by the NC MOA. Access the sample language here.

Exhibit C Collaborative Strategic Planning Worksheets for Option B Report and Recommendations

These worksheets were developed for local governments engaging in a collaborative strategic planning process to determine use of the National Opioid Settlement funds awarded to their communities. Access the Exhibit C Worksheets here.

NC Opioid Settlements Measures Models

These measures models were designed to help local governments report on process, quality, and outcome measures associated with the planning and implementation of opioid abatement strategies. Access the NC Opioid Settlement Measures Models here.

Webinar Series Concludes

On behalf of NCACC and the Injury and Violence Prevention Branch at the NC Department of Health and Human Services, we thank you for attending the “Strategies to Address the Opioid Epidemic” webinar series. This series of webinars focused on evidence-based, high-impact strategies that local governments may pursue to address the opioid overdose epidemic utilizing funds from the national litigation settlement. View the archived series available within the library of on-demand webinars at ncopioidsettlement.org.

Questions for the Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Team

If you have any questions about the settlement or would like to brainstorm about projects your county is working on, please join the virtual office hours hosted by NCACC’s Opioid Settlement Technical Assistance Team, held at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.