Impact of Bullying and Substance Abuse on Adolescents

Join us for an interactive session on bullying and its impact on substance abuse and adolescents. We will identify characteristics of students most likely to be bullied and to bully as well as the link between substance abuse and bullying. We will review facts about teens, drinking and drugs; signs and symptoms of substance abuse and assessment tools to determine if a child is a bully or being bullied.

Student Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall Conference

We invite students to apply for the 2016 Fall Conference Scholarship opportunity. The scholarship includes registration.  Students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging. The Conference will be held October 12-14 at the Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed 2016 Fall Scholarship Applications 2016 Fall Scholarship…

APNC 2017 Board Candidates

As outlined in APNC’s Bylaws, the Nominations and Elections Committee, chaired by Angela Maxwell, requested suggestions from voting members in the Jan/Feb Newsletter and put forth a slate of nominees. That slate was announced in the May/June APNC Newsletter and there was opportunity for additional nominees. The APNC Nominations and Elections Committee announced the following…

APNC Western Regional Training: Working with Military Populations

An introduction to military culture and how active duty service members access MH/SA services. Participants will get an overview of how the United States Marine Corps/NA VY implement their substance abuse treatment and prevention programs.. Information on referrals, rank str ucturing, prevention interventions, treatment practices and standards, along with cultural norms and the climate of the active duty Marine or Sailor.

Job Announcement Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator

DESCRIPTION: The Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator will coordinate the work on collegiate recovery programs funded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, to provide supportive campus environments to students in recovery. The position will also advise other collegiate recovery programs on…