Final Rule to Implement Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Issued*

APNC is please to share the news that the Final Rule to Implement Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act has been issued.  Signed by President George W. Bush in 2008, the MHPAEA requires that insurers treat mental illness and substance use disorders the same as other physical illnesses. This final…

SAAS Readiness and Capabilities Assessment

The Addiction Professionals on North Carolina is teaming up with the NC Substance Abuse Providers Association, the NC Substance Abuse Prevention Providers Association and the State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS) to examine the capacities of providers across the North Carolina through the SAAS Readiness and Capabilities Assessment (See below). This assessment has been completed for…

Call For Proposals – Deadline Extended

We just wrapped up our Fall Conference and planning is already under way for the 2014 Spring Conference to be held April 23rd-25th in Asheville, NC.  As we are planning another exciting conference we need your expertise!  We invite you to submit a proposal for topic at the Spring Conference. Are you interested in presenting…

Executive Director’s Report

The APNC Fall Conference is only a few weeks away! Thanks to our stellar Conference Committee, along with the Empowered Ideas team of Virginia Johnson and James Wong, we’ve got a tremendous lineup of speakers and sessions. Vendor booths are already sold out, but there are still more opportunities for attendees to register. Due to…

Recovery Month Event Highlight

September is Recovery Month, APNC Highlights Agencies Celebrating Recovery!  Trinity Counseling/Women of Strength Aug. 24, 2013 Trinity Counseling/Women of Strength Charlotte NC The Trinity Counseling/Women of Strength celebrated Recovery Month with a kickoff free community event open to the public and featuring fun, food and fellowship.   A speaker, songs by community choirs and opportunities for…

Counseling and Cultural Diversity Training

APNC South Central Region Counseling and Cultural Diversity Saturday, November 16,  2013 Jamie Gonzales, Presenter Myrover-Reese Fellowhip Home 560 Wilkes Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28303 4 hrs NCSAPPB Credit   9 AM-1:30 PM check in @ 8:30 $20.00 APNC Members $40.00 nonmembers, payable at the door by cash or check. Please register by November 14     To…