Samantha Karon

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    Samantha Karon

    Samantha is NACo’s senior program manager for substance use disorder. She is responsible for managing projects to convene and catalyze county leaders as they leverage multiple funding streams to address substance use disorders in their communities. Prior to joining NACo, Samantha worked in injury and violence prevention at the North Carolina Division of Public Health. Prior to that position, Samantha worked across the behavioral health and justice portfolios at Abt Associates. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Samantha is NACo’s senior program manager for substance use disorder.
    2022-07-11
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    2022-07-12

Senior Program Manager, Substance Use Disorder

Samantha is NACo’s senior program manager for substance use disorder. She is responsible for managing projects to convene and catalyze county leaders as they leverage multiple funding streams to address substance use disorders in their communities. Prior to joining NACo, Samantha worked in injury and violence prevention at the North Carolina Division of Public Health. Prior to that position, Samantha worked across the behavioral health and justice portfolios at Abt Associates. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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    Opioid Solutions Center

    Through the Opioid Solutions Initiative, NACo empowers local leaders to invest resources in effective treatment, recovery, prevention and other public health practices that save lives and address the underlying causes of substance use disorder.

Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.

Mission

Strengthen America’s counties.

Vision

Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.