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Opioid Response Team Needs Input for Supportive Community Survey

Nov 08, 2019

The Cumberland-Fayetteville Opioid Response Team (C-FORT) is seeking input from the public for the 2019 Supportive Community Survey. The survey gives community members an opportunity to share with C-FORT how opioids and other substances affect lives and provides a snapshot of community knowledge and awareness about opioids.

Access the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C-FORT. It should take 5 – 10 minutes to complete. The survey data will be used to support C-FORT strategies, action plans and activities for the upcoming year. The survey will be available through Dec. 31. Input from the community is valued and appreciated.

Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and legally prescribed pain relievers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine and many others.

C-FORT is dedicated to improving the opioid response in our community through a collaborative effort among local government and community stakeholders. There are currently over 90 stakeholders participating in C-FORT including the Cumberland County Department of Public Health, Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, District Attorney’s Office, Cape Fear Valley Health, City of Fayetteville, Fayetteville Police Department, Cumberland County EMS, U.S. Army Civil Affairs, Alliance Health and more.

Members of the public are invited to join C-FORT. For more information, go to http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/departments/public-health-group/public-health/community-resources/c-fort-(opioid-response) or contact Project Manager Melissia Larson at mnlarson6@gmail.com or 252-341-5102 or Cumberland County Assistant County Managers Duane Holder or Sally Shutt at 910-678-7723.