Substance Use Advisory Commission
Working to reduce drug use
P.O. Box 590
Raleigh, NC 27602
The Substance Use Advisory Commission advocates for a healthy community by promoting best practices for the prevention, intervention, and treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
The second Wednesday of each month.
The next Substance Use Advisory Commission meeting is May 10 at 12 p.m.
Raleigh Pathway Center - Board Room 200
900 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
To schedule an appearance before the Commissions, contact city staff liaison Aracelys Torrez by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 919-996-5740.
The Raleigh City Council created the commission as an advisory body in June of 1990. The creation of the commission helped solidify the City's commitment to a permanent and vigorous effort to eliminate substance abuse.
The Substance Use Advisory Commission advocates for a healthy community by promoting best practices for the prevention, intervention and treatment of substance use.
The commission's activities include an annual pill drop-off, which allows you to drop off your unneeded or expired prescription and over-the-counter pills. Dropping off your medication helps prevent its abuse, theft, and illegal sale. Disposing of it this way also helps keep our water supply safe.
- Implement community education initiatives
- Partner to reduce substance misuse
- Reduce stigma
- Advise City Council on current trends in substance use
City Staff Liaisons in Equity and Inclusion:
- Aracelys Torrez
- Demetrius Edwards
Both liaisons can be reached at email@example.com.
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