Legislative Update

This year’s General Assembly session, which officially began January 31st, will be unlike any other we’ve had in our lifetime. With 52 first term members (and 44 second termers), well over half of the members are relatively new to lawmaking. And with Republican control of all three branches of state government, the direction of state…

NC DHHS Communication Bulletin #127 Rebasing of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SAPTBG) Prevention 20% Set-aside Funds

See complete Communications Bulletin’s are formal communications put out by the Division of MH/DD/SAS. To read this complete bulletin and other visit http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/communicationbulletins/index.htmat.   As the Division of MH/DD/SAS works with the LME/MCOs to develop a more comprehensive system for prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery supports, we must recognize that our prevention services, currently outside…

We Need You To Act Now and Protect Community Services Funding and Drug Treatment Courts!

Calling on all stakeholders to take immediate need for action on two items proposed by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services: Please don’t reduce Community Services Funding below the current $10 million reduction proposed by the House Budget. These funds support services provided to families, children, veterans and our most vulnerable citizens.…