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UNCG & Guilford County join MetroLab Network

Bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government Very excited by our partnership with Guilford County Government on important community projects including Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem​ and the CHCS Eviction Diversion Research Project. UNC Greensboro and Guilford County have announced a joint agreement as the newest members … Continued

Focus Group Participants Needed $25

The Center for Housing and Community Studies is looking for focus group participants to review an app created by Greensboro AHEC that aims to help health providers, citizens, and first responders access information about drug treatment options in their area. The focus group discussion will take place on March 27 … Continued

High Point Enterprise: County, universities target opioid addiction

On March 9, 2018, Paul B. Johnson of The High Point Enterprise covered the new GCSTOP program:  “Opioid addiction has become a pervasive, insidious problem across the area, state and country, but Guilford County leaders and volunteers are teaming up to send a direct message: We aren’t backing down. Guilford … Continued

A Community-Engaged Response to The Opioid Problem

Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem (GCSTOP) ProgramLike many places across the U.S., Guilford County is trying to determine how to best address the opioid epidemic and stop the illicit use of prescription opioids and heroin. In 2017 alone, there were over 700 opioid overdose reversals and 100 verified … Continued

UNCG GStop meets with Governor Cooper

Guilford County EMS, Caring Services, Inc., and UNCG CHCS GSTOP Navigator, Chase Holleman, had the privilege of a round table discussion with Governor Roy Cooper about the role of EMS in the opioid crisis. We mostly discussed the question, “What’s next after Naloxone?” Our program intends on answering this question through best practices that … Continued

Chase Holleman – Advocate of the Year

Mr. Chase Holleman, UNCG GSTOP Rapid Response Navigator,  was selected by the National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter’s (NASW-NC) Legislative Committee as the 2018 Myrna Miller Wellons Advocate of the Year Award recipient. The award is given annually to someone who has demonstrated a strong passion to advocate … Continued

NC Health News: Mapping Opioid Deaths in Guilford County

On December 19, 2017, Catherine Clabby wrote about the CHCS’s work tracking Guilford County opioid deaths, for North Carolina Health News:  “To improve efforts to reduce the opioid death toll in Guilford County, a UNC-G research center is collecting and mapping relevant data. There’s plenty to upload. Public safety officials there … Continued