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Our Vision

To be the entity in NC that ensures access to quality, relevant, respectful  SUD care.

We strive to ensure every  person in NC needing substance use disorder treatment receives it.

Our Mission​

We help people overcome substance use and mental health disorders.

We seek to eliminate stigma.

We embrace all pathways to recovery and healing with dignity and respect for everyone.

We Connect. We Educate. We Advocate.

ADCNC is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization - we operate with support from the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Use Disorder Services, the federal National Guard Bureau and funds from other community organizations and donors.


WHY we do what we do:

To save lives because people matter...

People need assistance to navigate the fragmented system.

Stigma and shame prevent people from accessing help.

People need an ear. We exist to stand in the gap.


HOW we do what we do:

  • We provide Community Education via Conferences, Online Social Media Channels, Brand Material and Community Trainings.

  • We work to Increase Access to care for North Carolinians through providing assessments, peer navigation and recommendations for support resources.

  • We provide Advocacy through participation in Conferences, state meetings and stakeholder partnerships.

  • Through our resource center, we utilize a specialized team of Resource Advocates (some with firsthand experience in recovery) that provide information to recovery support services for individuals who are seeking help state-wide for various substance use disorders. On any given month, our Resource Navigators provide information to between 900 – 1,300 individuals throughout the state of North Carolina. We provide information via phone calls, mobile text messaging, email, and online live chat through our website.