Thanks for your interest in preventing prescription drug abuse in Iredell county!

Coalition Name: Drug-Alcohol Abuse Free Iredell Coalitioniredell

Coalition mission: “Drug-Alcohol Abuse Free Iredell Coalition is committed to the reduction and prevention of substance misuse and abuse and overdose deaths in Iredell County.

  • Interrupting the escalation of overdose deaths by encouraging members of the community to dispose of unused prescription medications;
  • Educating providers on CDC safe prescribing guidelines, promoting the use of the Controlled Substance Reporting System and the use of Narcan/Naloxone, the reversal medication for an opioid overdose;
  • Redefining substance abuse as a serious epidemic in the minds of the public;
  • Reducing the access to prescription drugs by promoting “safe use, safe disposal and safe storage and never share.”;
  • Advocating for legislative changes that assist in the reduction and prevention of substance misuse, abuse and overdose deaths in North Carolina;
  • Supporting and providing evidence based youth substance abuse prevention strategies in the community;
  • Developing sensitive and effective responses to those who have substance use disorders;
  • Increasing community awareness of substance abuse, overdose and unintentional deaths by:

1. Providing opportunities for collaboration between service providers;

2. Providing information related to resources available for treatment, counseling, case management and recovery;

3. Providing opportunities for proper disposal of unused/unwanted prescription medications;

4. Providing information related to the State Health Director’s Standing Order for Naloxone and;

5. Providing information related to North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law

 Address:  318 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville, NC 28625

Lock Your Meds Coordinator: Regina Propst,, 828-217-8470


Safely dispose of your medication at the following locations:

Statesville Police Department

330 South Tradd Street

Statesville, NC 28677

Open 24 hours/7 days a week

Mooresville Police Department

750 West Iredell Avenue

Mooresville, NC 28115

Open 24 hours/7 days a week

Iredell County Sheriff’s Office

230 North Tradd Street

Statesville, NC 28677

Open Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm

Troutman Town Hall

Provided by Troutman Police Department

400 N.  Eastway Drive

Troutman, NC 28166

Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm


We appreciate the following partners and their ongoing support in  Iredell county:

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Want to get more involved?

Email Regina Propst at the Drug-Alcohol Abuse Free Iredell Coalition. for Project Lazarus/Drug-Alcohol Abuse Free Iredell Coalition