We chose to begin hosting the People's Opioid Summit in North Carolina because it's where we call home. We have seen first-hand the devastating impact that opioids have had on our communities and our state.
1,825 people overdose on opioids every year
More deaths than are caused by gun violence
More than 13,169 North Carolina residents have lost their lives
To unintentional opioid overdoses from1999 to 2017