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…

Introduction to Creative Expressive Art in MH/SA Treatment & Prevention

Introduction to Creative Expressive Art in MH/SA Treatment & Prevention: An interactive and experiential approach to music, art, movement, and creative arts therapies. An interactive and informative learning experience for MH/SA treatment and prevention professionals, using creative expressive arts as an intervention to serve their population. Individual/Group assessment techniques will be covered. Interactive activities will be presented illustrating practical and useful techniques without special music/artistic skills. Take a ways for participants will be new and fresh ideas to add to current interventions to reach positive outcomes and goals.

APNC Hosts First Ever Provider Track at Fall Conference

The human services/behavioral health business is rapidly changing. That change is especially true for those of us providing prevention and treatment services to people with substance use disorder. To help our members thrive in this changing environment, APNC hosted its first ever “Provider Track” at our October Conference. This training for program administrators, executive directors,…

2017 Spring Conference Call for Proposals

We are wrapping up our Fall Conference and planning is already under way for the 2017 Spring Conference to be held April 19th-21st in Asheville, NC.  As we are planning another exciting conference we need your expertise!  We invite you to help make our Spring Conference another huge success by sharing your expertise with us. Are…