2016 Fall Conference Call for Proposals

We just wrapped up our Spring Conference and planning is already under way for the 2016 Fall Conference to be held October 12th-14th in Wrightsville Beach. As we are planning another exciting conference we need your expertise!  We invite you to help make our Fall Conference another huge success by sharing your expertise with us…

The New Drug of Choice: Rx

Written by: Mayanthi Jayawardena Partnership for Success Coordinator for Cabarrus County Center for Prevention Services The Super Bowl isn’t the only thing trending these days. A new player has entered the game and it plays for the team Rx. Prescription medication (Rx) abuse has become an addiction that has surprised communities and has taken the…

YOU HELP IS REQUESTED. ACT NOW! Draft Legislation Could Eliminate the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

This TUESDAY, APRIL 5th, the General Assembly’s Joint Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee will be meeting to discuss a draft bill that may, among other things, merge the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board with the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.   This would essentially eliminate the Practice Board, and would have a devastating affect on our…

ACT NOW: Draft Legislation Could Eliminate the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board

Legislation drafted last week by the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee calls for sunset of the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board and transferring the licensing requirements for substance abuse professionals to the NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. CLICK HERE to download a copy of the proposed draft.  Occupational-Licensure-Boards-Merger-and-Dissolution If passed this bill…

Student Conference Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to March 17th

We invite students to apply for the 2016 Spring Conference Scholarship opportunity. The scholarship includes registration fee and students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging. The Conference will be held April 20-22, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed scholarship application A one-page essay…

Marketing Yourself in the SA Field

Description: This four-hour training will address marketing and self-promotion in the substance abuse field. It will also address perceptions and the effects perception on the substance abuse professional. The workshop will explore various techniques to marketing and self-promoting self and/or agency.

Certified Community Behavioral Health Care Clinic (CCBHC) Funding Opportunity

Is your program interested in becoming a Certified Community Behavioral Health Care Clinic (CCBHC)? The North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services and the Division of Medical Assistance has been awarded a planning grant to establish CCBHCs throughout the state and they are currently seeking letters of intent from community behavioral health…

Spring Student Scholarships Applications

We invite students to apply for the 2016 Spring Conference Scholarship opportunity.  The scholarship includes registration fee and students will be responsible for their own travel and lodging. The Conference will be held April 20-22, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, NC. Scholarship Application Requirements include: A completed scholarship application A one-page essay that…