The Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) is developing a a series of fact sheets describing the creation of Local Management Entities-Managed Care Organizations (LMEMCOs) and the state-wide transition to the 1915 (b)/(c) Medicaid Waiver. Please find links below to the first three fact sheets in this series. • What…
Applications for regional grants to help offset expenses for September 2012 Recovery Month activities are now being accepted by APNC. Applications must be endorsed by a current APNC member. Up to $1000 per region is available, to be divided among applicants depending on the nature of their request. Application deadline is July 13, 2012. Download…
Calling on all stakeholders to take immediate need for action on two items proposed by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services: Please don’t reduce Community Services Funding below the current $10 million reduction proposed by the House Budget. These funds support services provided to families, children, veterans and our most vulnerable citizens.…
Please be aware of the legislative calendar for this week (updated at www.ncleg.net), as there is potential for an $8.4 Million dollar proposed reduction to the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. Please see below: The total block grant amount allocated to the states depends on what Congress includes in its budget, and given…
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, has just announced it will drop $20 from the price of membership for the month of May only! Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) has agreed to take an additional $5 off the price of membership in May.
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As part of APNC’s May Membership Campaign, we are awarding free conference registration to the current member who recruits the most new applicants.
This is a great opportunity for nonmembers and former members whose membership has lapsed for at least one year to join North Carolina’s premier association for addiction and prevention professionals. New members can join for the following incredible low rates:
$95 Full Professional Membership for those already working in the SA field
$74 Associate Membership for those working toward credentialing and not yet 5 years in the field
$25.50 Student Membership for those enrolled in an Addictions Studies program and not yet employed.
April 18-20, 2012
Crowne Plaza Resort
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In the words of Phil Mooring, Awards Committee Chairman, “APNC is made up of the most highly skilled and dedicated professionals to be found anywhere in the nation. These awards present a unique opportunity to recognize our members who continue to make North Carolina a better place.” Mooring challenges APNC members to use these prestigious awards to recognize deserving individuals.
The Art of Counseling Award and the Art of Prevention Award are meant to recognize achievement by those engaged in “frontline” work. Nominees must be members of APNC.
What struck me as I prepared to write this column again is that I consistently write about policy issues and those issues are detailed, described and (hopefully) compelling. What has been lacking, though, is a detailed description of why we should work on policy issues at all. With mental health reform upon us, LMEs changing…
Clyde Ebron, the recipient of this year’s Art of Counseling award holds a Bachelor of Science degree from AT&T State University. He’s a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and a Certified Clinical Supervisor. He began his career in 1994 with Charter Behavioral Health Systems of Greensboro as a group and family therapist.
Virginia L. Johnson, the recipient of this year’s Art of Prevention award began her adventure in the substance abuse prevention arena at an early age. She was an active member of the Students Against Drunk Driving, marched in Raleigh, meeting with legislators, advocating to lower the legal limit down to .08 while driving, the bill passed!