Novant Health Opioid Stewardship Campaign

We’ve been delighted to collaborate with Novant Health on their Opioid Stewardship Campaign, particularly around their stigma elimination initiatives. Novant Health understands what recovery activist Bill White has been teaching us for years, “Words have immense power to wound or heal.” They’ve made a concerted effort to educate their 25,000 staff and partnering physicians at…

2018 Fall Awards

Folks drawn to the substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery field tend to be a humble lot. We shy from drawing attention to the strong work we do. It’s important for others to shine that light on us, so the community can see the many positive aspects of addiction work. APNC members, it’s time to take…

Profile in Advocacy: Kurtis Taylor

I’m delighted that Kurtis Taylor, is my Profile in Advocacy this week. Kurtis is the Executive Director of Alcohol Drug Council of North Carolina (ADCNC), the Vice Chair of the Substance Use Disorder Federation, and a man living in long-term recovery. 1. Advocate, from Latin advocatus means “one called to aid (another).” What moves you…

APNC 2018 SUD Policy Summit

Fulfilling our promise to keep you up to date on what’s trending in the field, including pertinent policy, legislation & funding, we’ve gathered an impressive group of national and local policy experts to spend the day with us. Lunch will be served but please pre-register. Up to 3 NCSAPPB hours-approval pending.

Eastern Regional Trainings: HIV in the 21st Century

Join us for an in depth look at HIV in the 21st Century with Eli Branscome, LCAS, LPCS The pace of progress in HIV treatment has not resulted in fewer stigmas for HIV positive individuals. Everyone has unique biases, fears, and deficits in knowledge. This presentation will present empirical facts and medical evidence that support…

March to Membership Drive!

Special offer available throughout the month of March for New or Lapsed (more than 12 months) Members. Standard Annual Dues are $130 for Professionals, $109 for Associates & Peer Recovery Support Specialists (NEW!), and $50.50 for Students. For this month only, dues will be discounted to $99 for Professionals and $79 for both Associates &…

Register for the 2018 APNC Spring Conference in Asheville, NC

Addiction Professionals of North Carolina is a statewide organization dedicated to helping the individual, family and community understand, prevent, and treat the disease of addiction. Our educational conferences, held each year in the fall and spring, are designed for Counselors, Prevention Specialists, DWI Assessors, Psychologists, Therapists, EAP consultants, Social Workers, Educators, Students, and others interested in the field.