MSAC’s Vision: Healthy People, Health Communities.
MSAC’s Mission Statement:
MSAC is dedicated to the purpose of preventing substance use, abuse and overdose while promoting good healthy choices for all Madison County residents.
What does MSAC do?
• Educate all residents of Madison County on the risks associated with prescription medications, especially pain medication misuse, abuse and overdose.
•Promote our message by attending school and community health fairs, special events, community forums, senior center programs, parent groups, staff meetings, etc.
•Promote our permanent medication disposal sites and educate on the importance of disposing left over medication.
•Distribute lock boxes throughout the community and promote proper medication storage.
•Educate on the use of Naloxone during an opiod overdose and help people access free Naloxone.
For more information contact:
Health Promotions Coordinator, Coalition Coordinator
Madison County Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
Marshall, NC 28753
Phone (828) 649-3531 x 232
Fax (828) 649-9078
Who is Madison Substance Awareness Coalition (MSAC)
Madison Substance Awareness Coalition (MSAC) formed in
the fall of 2014 under the North Carolina Coalition Initiative
(NCCI) grant to focus on the substance issues facing Madison
County. After significant data collection, surveys and
strategic planning, MSAC chose to focus it’s initial efforts on
educating Madison County residents about the dangers of
prescription medication misuse, abuse and overdose, as well
as heroin and the use of Naloxone.
When does MSAC Meet?
MSAC meets the first Wednesday of
the month at Madison County Sheriff’s Office, 9:00 -10:00 am.
If you are interested in attending please contact Heather
Sharp. 828-649-3531 x 232 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are the MSAC members
Madison County Health Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall Police Department, Hot Springs Police Department, Mars Hill Police Department, Vaya Health, RHA, October Road, Hot Springs Health Program, Madison County Department of Social Services, New Spring Church, My Sister’s Place, 211, Madison County Schools, EMS/First Responders, Land of Sky, Madison County Parks and Recreation, Madison County Government, The New Record & Sentinel, Mars Hill Baptist Church, concerned parents, college students, retired professionals, and other citizens impacted by substance use in Madison County.