Nearly 50% of all residents in WNC report that their lives have been negatively affected by substance use.
The View From Here WNC campaign offers a creative response to the substance use epidemic. We believe that breaking the silence of addiction by sharing stories of resilience, success, and encouragement is the best approach to improving lives and reducing substance use in Appalachia.
View From Here WNC has 4 goals related to substance use:
- Inspire conversations about Substance Use in WNC
- Share local stories that highlight success and promote hope
- Use what we know about the science of addiction to promote new ways of thinking about substance use
- Connect residents to essential local resources