It is crucial that we confront the devastating overdose crisis gripping North Carolina by implementing comprehensive and compassionate measures. As people of faith, we are called to remove the structural and systemic barriers that prevent people from accessing the healing they need. It is our duty to care for our neighbors and take initiative in the face of the opioid and overdose crisis. Seeking justice-centered healing requires urgency and collective action, where each one of us plays a crucial role in ending this crisis and creating a community where all people are recognized and can flourish.
Check out our legislative bulletin that outlines why the overdose crisis is an issue of faith, what scripture tells us, facts about overdose in our state, and what actions need to be taken to protect North Carolinians.