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Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition

The Gaston Controlled Substances Coalition is composed of county residents who are working together to assure: safe prescribing for pain management, local treatment for opioid dependence, and community-based education to prevent opioid addiction. Coalition members include persons affected by opioid dependence, clinicians who write prescriptions, nurses, behavioral health specialists, law enforcement officers, pharmacists, drug educators, and communication specialists. The Coalition is a program of the Gaston Community Healthcare Commission, which invites organizations and individuals to join our initiative.

About Us
Gaston Controlled Substance Coalition

Upcoming Events
Bi-monthly meeting of the full GCSC Coalition
February 16, 2018
Gaston County Police Department
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
R.S.V.P. to

Future meeting dates (same time and location as above:
April 20,  June 15, August 17, October 19, December 21

In the News!
Gaston Commissioners Consider Suing Opioid Manufacturers - Gaston Gazette, January 11, 2017
Life-saving remedy - Gaston Gazette, April 11, 2017
Community effort - Gaston Gazette, April 9, 2017
‘Killing too many’ - Gaston Gazette, March 23, 2017