9th Annual NC Parent Resource Center Conference

Mobilizing to Fight Back:
Harnessing the Power of Parents, Youth, and Providers
May 14 & 15, 2013
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh – Brownstone – University
1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27605

Conference Registration Cost
Both Days- $50
Day 2 Only- $30



NC to Face Big Jump in Demand for Addiction Care

By EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press   RALEIGH, N.C. – Drug and alcoholism addiction specialists are bracing for a coming change in the federal health care overhaul law that will mean a big increase in insurers paying for treatment. New figures from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration show the demand for…

Standardized NC MCO/DMA Checkwrite Schedule

The NC Council on Community Programs, working with the State’s MCO’s, have announced the checkwrite schedule for providers in the following memo.  You can learn more at www.NCSAPA.org. Date: April 15, 2013 To: Contracted Network Providers Re: Standardized NC MCO/DMA Checkwrite Schedule MCOs working together at the NC Council have committed to standardizing and streamlining…

April Policy Update

The Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) Policy Update is a regular feature to APNC members to help inform about policy matters in both Raleigh & Washington that affect the substance abuse community. In Raleigh The NC General Assembly is now in full swing. The deadline for filing House and Senate bills will come soon,…

Dues Increase Effective July 1st

At our last board retreat, the APNC board of directors voted for a small increase in member dues. Starting July 1st, annual dues will be $130 for professional and associate members. There will be no dues increase for student or organizational members. This $10 a year increase represents the first increase in APNC dues revenue…

APNC Nominations and Elections Committee Announced

The terms of the current APNC President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Regional Vice-Presidents East, West, South Central and North Central and two At-Large Representatives will expire at the end of 2013.   The remaining At-Large positions will expire at the end of 2014. As required by our Bylaws, a Nominations and Elections Committee has been appointed by…

Director’s Report

Mark Ezzell, Executive Director Addiction Professionals of North Carolina   This month has been full of tremendous excitement, growth and opportunity for APNC members. Here are just a few examples: Spring Conference: This year’s Spring Conference is already shaping up to be our biggest and best ever! The Conference has a Title Sponsor, Real Recovery…

NC ABC Commission Protects North Carolina Youth & Communities by Rejecting Stout

Raleigh, NC— Various North Carolina organizations and citizens, including members of the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina, successfully urged the ABC Commission on Wednesday, March 20th to reject the approval of a new and dangerous alcohol product that is described as a “shot in a tube.” Stout 21 is a new alcoholic beverage available in…

Early Bird Registration Ends March 19th

Have you registered for the APNC Spring Conference?  If not, register today to take advantage of the Early Bird Rates! Please join the Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) April 17th-19th for the 2013 APNC Spring Conference in Asheville, NC at the Crowne Royal Plaza. Take advantage of the opportunity to network with colleagues across…

Fellowship Hall Trainings – Free for APNC Members

Please see the 2013 Training Schedule for Fellowship Hall Trainings held in Greensboro, NC below. TRAININGS ARE FREE AND DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION.  Each training is approved by the NCSAPPB for 4 hours of SA specific credit.  Training certificates are given at the end of each training. Directions to Fellowship Hall can be found on…