Members, Partners & Resources

Drug Endangered Family Taskforce 


Amy Forester    Outreach Manager, FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital

Sheila Brosier    Administrative Assistant, Richmond County Health Department & DSS

Cassandra Byers    Director of Daymark 

Chanel Turner    COO, Sandhills Behavioral Center

Constance Pearson    Clinical Supervisor & Program Director, The Samaritan Colony

Emily Nicholson    Alcohol& Drug Services, Richmond County

Jacqueline Welch    Aging Services Director, Richmond County

Keri Standridge    GAL Supervisor, Richmond County GAL Program

Kendra Faries    Public Health Educator, Richmond County Health Department

Kelly Kirk    Certified Peer Support Specialist & Recovery Coach, Richmond County Peer Support Program

Lucy Dorsey    System Care Coordinator, Sandhills Center

Megan Tarver    SHC SOC Coordinator, Sandhills Center

Melinda McDonald    Prevention & Early Intervention Team Leader, ADS, Richmond County

Pamela Munger    Community Development Specialist, Sandhills Center

Pastor Ernie Walters    Pastor, Faith-based Community

Robby Hall    DSS Director, Richmond County

Robert Smith    CEO, Sandhills Behavioral Center

Shirlyn Smith    Alcohol & Drug Services/ SEARCH, Richmond County 

Suzanne Maness    Family Advocate, Connections Family Support & Community Collaboration Program

Tahid Rucker    Sergeant Detective, Richmond County Sheriffs Department Narcotics Unit

Terry Rush    Administrative Secretary II, Richmond County Aging Services

Theressa Smith    Staff Development Specialist II, Richmond County DSS

Nancy Porter    Health Education Supervisor, Richmond County Health Department

Bill Butler    Team/Social Worker Lead & Foster Care Coordinator, Community Care of Sandhills 

George Gillenwater    Detective, Rockingham Police Department

Buddy Williams    EMS Director, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Curtis Ingram    JCPC, Richmond County Chair

Tony Spaulding    Licensed Clinician Addiction Specialist, Compassionate Counseling

Tiffany Newton     CEO, Compassionate Counseling

Chris Lampley    Detective Sergeant, Hamlet Police Department

Amy Tatum    Clinical Manager, Community Care of the Sandhills

Wendy Kelly Jordan    Director of Student Affairs, Richmond County School System

Amy Vreeland   SUD/OUD Recovery Specialist, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Cindy Laton   Community Health Educator, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Roxanne Elliott  Policy Director Community Health, FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Tavares Bostick   Richmond County Commissioner 



Resources


Naloxone Saves Lives    Learn more about how North Carolina is fighting the opioid epidemic.  Get the Naloxone facts, treatment options, and learn how to obtain it.  

North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) is a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to the implementation of harm reduction interventions, public health strategies, drug policy transformation, and justice reform in North Carolina and throughout the American South. 

Operation Medicine Drop   Find where to safely dispose of unused medications in your community or to register a permanent drop box location.  

NC Opioid Action Plan Data Dashboard  The opioid data dashboard on this site is meant to provide integration and visualization of state and county-level metrics for stakeholders across NC to track progress towards reaching the goals outlined in NC OAP.  

National Institute on Drug Abuse  Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.