GCSTOP in the News
Guilford partnership works to stem rise in opioid deathsGuilford County is experiencing an increase in opioid overdose deaths and emergency department visits, according to county and state data. Guilford County Solution to the Opioid Problem, or GCSTOP, is a partnership between Guilford County Emergency Services and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro that provides education and outreach about the opioid epidemic. Wake Forest University student Jeff Kirkpatrick spoke with program director Michael Thull about the initiative for WFDD.
GCSTOP Saves Lives While Teaching Students Lessons - School of Health and Human SciencesA woman pulled up in a Guilford County Walgreen’s parking lot, got out of her car and walked over to a group of students. “Hey, how’s your car doing?” asked Marella Farrington, one of the students and an intern with GCSTOP. The two women talked for a moment, before the woman got the harm reduction […]