Student Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall Conference

We invite students to apply for the 2016 Fall Conference Scholarship opportunity. The scholarship includes registration.  Students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging. The Conference will be held October 12-14 at the Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed 2016 Fall Scholarship Applications 2016 Fall Scholarship…

APNC 2017 Board Candidates

As outlined in APNC’s Bylaws, the Nominations and Elections Committee, chaired by Angela Maxwell, requested suggestions from voting members in the Jan/Feb Newsletter and put forth a slate of nominees. That slate was announced in the May/June APNC Newsletter and there was opportunity for additional nominees. The APNC Nominations and Elections Committee announced the following…

Job Announcement Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator

DESCRIPTION: The Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator will coordinate the work on collegiate recovery programs funded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, to provide supportive campus environments to students in recovery. The position will also advise other collegiate recovery programs on…

The New Drug of Choice: Rx

Written by: Mayanthi Jayawardena Partnership for Success Coordinator for Cabarrus County Center for Prevention Services The Super Bowl isn’t the only thing trending these days. A new player has entered the game and it plays for the team Rx. Prescription medication (Rx) abuse has become an addiction that has surprised communities and has taken the…

YOU HELP IS REQUESTED. ACT NOW! Draft Legislation Could Eliminate the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

This TUESDAY, APRIL 5th, the General Assembly’s Joint Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee will be meeting to discuss a draft bill that may, among other things, merge the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board with the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.   This would essentially eliminate the Practice Board, and would have a devastating affect on our…

ACT NOW: Draft Legislation Could Eliminate the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

Legislation drafted last week by the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee calls for sunset of the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board and transferring the licensing requirements for substance abuse professionals to the NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. CLICK HERE to download a copy of the proposed draft.  Occupational-Licensure-Boards-Merger-and-Dissolution If passed this bill…

Student Conference Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to March 17th

We invite students to apply for the 2016 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 20-22, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed scholarship application A one-page essay…

Spring Student Scholarships Applications

We invite students to apply for the 2016 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 20-22, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed scholarship application A one-page essay that…