APNC Awards Nominations Request

A feature of our Fall Conference to which we always look forward is the Fall Awards Luncheon. Honored will be recipients of APNC’s Norbert Kelly Award; our Outstanding Program award; and our Outstanding New Professional award. APNC Members are urged to submit nominations for all Fall awards. Nominations and supporting information on nominees must be…

Student Scholarships Applications Now Available for Fall Conference

The NC Association of Addiction and Prevention Professionals announces scholarship opportunities for students studying to become substance abuse professionals in North Carolina! We invite students to apply for 2014 Fall Conference Scholarship opportunity.  The scholarship includes registration fee.  Students will be responisble for their own travel and lodging.  The Conference will be held October 29-31,…

September is Recovery Month

Since 2009 Addiction Professionals of NC has been pleased to support thirty six different agencies who presented forty four Recovery Month events throughout North Carolina. This year is no exception. In August APNC granted nine requests for seed money to help support a variety of new projects. We hope you will find one in your…

Executive Director’s Report – August 2014

What would you like APNC to look like in five years? That’s really the most essential question any organization can ask its members. This month, we’re doing just that with our membership survey, which solicits your opinion on a number of topics important to the organization. It’s not the only survey we’re doing this year,…

Student Scholarships Available for NCFADS Summer School

In support of National Recovery Month, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina has recently received a grant from NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, to subsidize student scholarships to the 2014 North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS) Summer School. NCFADS is collaborating with APNC in this project. We are pleased to announce an…

Legal Action Center ALERT: Recommendations to SAMHSA Listening Session on 42 C.F.R. Part 2’s Confidentiality Protections

From the Legal Action Center LAC’s Recommendations to SAMHSA Listening Session on 42 C.F.R. Part 2’s Confidentiality Protections The Issue The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has issued a call for comments on whether the federal regulations governing Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Patient Records (42 C.F.R. Part 2) should be updated,…

June, 2014- LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Senate Budget May Place Prevention Funds At Risk

The NC Senate’s budget proposal would direct the Program Evaluation Division (the General Assembly’s research arm) to study the pros and cons of diverting ABC Commission funds that presently go to DHHS for Substance Abuse Prevention efforts, and instead having those funds stay with the ABC Commission to fund a new youth alcohol use prevention…

NC Parent Resource Center Holds 10th Annual Conference on Prevention

The 10th Annual NC Parent Resource Center Conference, “Our Children. Our Communities. Our Future.” held May 13-14 attracted over 170 substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals, parents, and volunteers representing fifty of North Carolina’s counties. The opening session featured NC Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Dave…