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…

Cam Newton

In a world where media highlights the parties and glamorizes the excessive lifestyle of alcohol and drugs among our celebrities, it is a breath of fresh air to see that stories about some of our most talented individuals who owe a piece of their success to staying free of alcohol and drugs. In a recent…

2016 Recovery Month Celebrations

Cape Fear Recovery Month Celebration, Wrightsville Beach, NC The 2015 Cape Fear Recovery Month Celebration at the Park took place on Sunday, September 20th from 12noon to 3pm at the Wrightsville Beach Park. They had live music, the Secret Drive band, free food, two testimonials, the recovery countdown, 20 health fair vendors, medical services, and…

October Director’s Report

We have just concluded another great Fall Conference in Wrightsville Beach, complete with quality sessions, training and opportunity to meet and learn from our colleagues. Our feedback suggests this may have been our best conference yet! A special thanks to Virginia Johnson, James Wong and the entire Empowered Ideas team from making things run so…

Job Openings

Substance Abuse Counselor Department: Behavioral Services FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC – Half Time: 20- 29 hrs/wk Varies – Days/Evenings/Weekends Varied Shifts Master’s Degree Will be providing individual and group counseling.  Must have Masters Degree in Social Work.  At least 2 years experience in substance abuse counseling required. LCAS licensure/certification required. LCSW or LPC required.…

2016 By-laws

Dear Members: As you know, the APNC Board of Directors has been working diligently over the past six months to review our by-laws and recommend updates and revisions. The by-laws were last changed in 2012, and the organization has changed a great deal since that time. These recommended by-laws updates, unanimously passed by the board…