Work Product of the Workgroup on Adults


Dr. John Santopietro
George Solomon


Judge Joseph Buckner
Dr. Bruce Capehart
Hon. Lorrin Freeman
Deborrah L. Newton, Esq.
Jack Register

DHHS Staff

Sonya Brown


  1. Examine efforts that heighten awareness and reduce stigma related to substance use and mental health disorders and provide recommendations to improve these efforts.
  2. Evaluate linkages between agencies of state and local government and provide recommendations for the transfer of existing best practices.
  3. Examine opportunities for the justice system to best manage the cases of young adults with mental health and substance use challenges in order that they reach their full potential.
  4. Examine the role of specialty courts in NC and provide recommendations on how they can best be utilized.
  5. Any other duties as assigned by the Co-Chairs of the Task Force.

Letters and Data from March 10, 2016


ARTICLE: The Tiny Home Community Collaborative

Meeting Minutes

Nov. 18, 2015