Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition (GCSC)
We do not work directly with patients. We do not provide treatment or recovery services. Our Local Resources page has a list of groups that have treatment and recovery services.
The Addictionary® defines terms related to substance use disorder. It also helps reduce stigma. The Recovery Research Institute made the Addictionary®.
A list of resources for workplace managers. Helpful information for making policies and programs related to opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). It has a list of terms on opioids.
Links to data on the opioid epidemic in Gaston County.
Defines terms about the GCSC, opioid use disorder, and lists of medication drop off locations. Also includes common names for Opioids.
A list of local groups that offer recovery support to our community.
A list of national groups that offer recovery support or share information on Substance Use Disorder (SUD).
The Coalition prepared this report to help the Gaston County Government develop its plan for distributing $2.6M in opioid settlement funds.
A glossary is a list of terms. This glossary has terms about the GCSC. It also has a list of medication drop off locations and common names for opioids.