Support the Amend Substance Abuse Professional Practices Act (HB615)

Legislation was recently introduced to make several positive changes to the Substance Abuse Professional Practices Act. The bill, House Bill 615, was sought by the NCSAPPB members and accomplishes the following things: Keeps substance abuse counseling credentials uniform across state lines. Standards were raised two years ago and North Carolina must change statute to keep…

2017 Fall Conference

We are wrapping up our Spring Conference and planning is already under way for the 2017 Fall Conference to be held October 18-20 in Wrightsville Beach, NC.  As we are planning another exciting conference we need your expertise!  We invite you to help make our Fall Conference another huge success by sharing your expertise with us.…

Job Announcement: HRC Behavioral Health & Psychiatry, PA

Seeking Substance Use Disorders Specialist — PhD Psychologist HRC Behavioral Health & Psychiatry, PA, is a large, multi-disciplinary, mutually collaborative group practice with a strong referral base located in the very desirable Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Experience with impaired professionals is desired.  The chosen candidate will provide leadership to continue and expand HRC’s…

2017 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being a part of the 2017 Spring and/or Fall Conferences and showcasing your organization as an exhibitor or sponsor? By sponsoring an APNC Conference, your organization will receive invaluable digital and print exposure. APNC will provide brand awareness through brochures, conference materials, display/signage, and direct links to your website from conference email invitations, online…

Now Accepting Applications for Student Scholarships for APNC Spring Conference

We invite students to apply for 2017 Spring Conference Scholarship opportunity.  The scholarship includes registration fee and students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging. The Conference will be held April 19-21, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed 2017 Spring Scholarship Application A one-page…

Medication Assisted Therapy Resources

As a resource, the National Council on Behavioral Health (NCBH) has developed an interactive map documenting governor-led opioid initiatives that educate and help those affected by the epidemic. Click on your state to see what actions have been taken thus far. If you are a provider, prescriber or just a concerned citizen, check out these…

APNC Northeastern Regional Training: An Introduction to Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Addiction Treatment

APNC Northeastern Regional Training: An Introduction to Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in Addiction Treatment. The APNC Northeastern Region is proud to offer this training, presented by: Ed Johnson, M.Ed., MA, LPC. LGBTQ individuals are a hidden minority in addiction treatment settings.  They have issues related to shame and trauma that when left unaddressed result in unsuccessful outcomes.  This session will increase participant’s knowledge of the issues of sexual minorities and increase their skills for recognizing and working with this population.

Antithesis of Overdose

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at College Park Baptist Church, adjacent to UNCG’s campus, 75 community members assembled to discuss action steps and solutions surrounding opioid addiction and recovery. Each of these attendants (public officials, community leaders, and tax payers) were in some way personally affected by the disease of addiction. Like every disease, addiction does…