Author: Jen Andrew

Resources for Accessing Medical Care in NC Prisons and Jails 

People with disabilities are increasingly finding themselves within North Carolina’s prisons,…

Lawsuit Alleges Illegal Prolonged Jailing of People with Mental Health Disabilities 

Civil Rights Advocacy Organizations Seek Firm Timelines for Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18,…

Federal Judge Clears Way for NC Foster Children’s Discrimination Case to Proceed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2024 Contact: Holly Stiles, Disability Rights North Carolina, holly…

Agreement in Samantha R. et al. vs. NCDHHS and the State of North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2024 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCD…

DRNC, DHHS Message to Legislators

April 10, 2024 Dear Legislator, We are pleased to let you know that the North Carolina Department of…

Samantha R. v. NC, FAQs

What is the purpose of the proposed Consent Order and how did the proposed Consent Order come about?…

DRNC, DHHS Message to Stakeholders

April 10, 2024 Dear Stakeholder, We are pleased to let you know that the North Carolina Department o…

Saving Lives: Ensuring Access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) in NC Jails

Table of Contents Introduction Executive Summary Section 1: Opioids, Opioid Use Disorder and MOUD S…

NC Jails Must Ensure Life-Saving Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2024 North Carolina is facing an overdose death crisis where our love…