Our Mission

Recovery Communities of North Carolina (RCNC) is a nonprofit organization and our mission is to promote addiction recovery, wellness and citizenship through advocacy, education and support.

 

  • People Helped via Recovery Support & Services
    People Helped via Recovery Support & Services

    10000

  • Volunteer Hours to Empower Community
    Volunteer Hours to Empower Community

    5000

  • Dollars Raised to Support Recovery
    Dollars Raised to Support Recovery

    150,000

  • Statewide Trainings & Educational Offerings
    Statewide Trainings & Educational Offerings

    180

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Check out an in-depth look at Recovery Communities of North Carolina and the faces behind the successful recovery program. This cover story will offer readers a glimpse into how the organization is able to successfully lead patients onto a path to recovery and the leading philosophies and missions of those in charge.

Samantha Brawley got hooked on painkillers after high school, an addiction that stole nearly a decade and cost her most of the savings that were supposed to help improve her life. Finding her next Percocet, and the next, was easy on the Qualla Boundary, the Cherokee reservation home to roughly 8,000 people in the Great Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina. “I began taking two or three a day for a year, maybe two years,” said Brawley, 30, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. “Then it was as many as I could afford. I’ve done 10 a day.”