2019 Spring Awards

Those 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…

We’re Hiring!

APNC’s team is growing and we are excited to post TWO new positions. Follow the links below to learn about our new Statewide Coordinator & Project Director positions. Both positions are through the Partnerships for Success program, funded through SAMHSA. Are you the right fit? Statewide Coordinator applicants must apply by March 18, 2019. Project…

Join the #YouthRecoveryRevolution!

Pictured L – R: Sasha McLean (Executive Director, Archway Academy Recovery High School, Houston TX) Leah Wright (Founder, Wake Monarch Academy) Mary Ferreri (Founder, Emerald School of Excellence) Without a doubt, as someone who works in the substance use field, you have noticed the recent focus on both youth and recovery support services. The most…

Profile in Advocacy: Mary Ferreri

I’m thrilled that Mary Ferreri, President & Founder of Emerald School of Excellence is my Profile in Advocacy this week. For nine years, Mary has been a Physical Education and Health Teacher. Her leadership roles and creative ways to keep students engaged have been her strengths. Her genuine passion for helping students thrive and be…

Executive Director Leadership Opportunity

The APNC Board of Directors is excited to announce an amazing leadership opportunity for an exceptional professional. We are accepting applications for the Executive Director position. Please follow the APPLY NOW link to read more about APNC, the job description, and the application process. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 5…

Language Matters

NASW Specialty Practice Sections | Fall/Winter 2018 | ATOD Section Connection Language Matters, p. 5 by Donald McDonald, MSW, LCAS, RCP I was honored recently to address a room of journalists on harm reduction and treatment access issues. naturally, I discussed the terrible influence of our most recent epidemic: North Carolina lost 1,726 citizens to…