Fall Conference Awards

APNC members, it is your time to take advantage of the opportunity to recognize those hard working and diligent in the field. In the words of, Awards Committee Chairman Phil Mooring, “APNC is made up of the most highly skilled and dedicated professionals to be found anywhere in the nation. These awards present a unique…

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…

2016 Recovery Months Grants Available

APNC invites members to apply for seed money grants to assist their agency’s 2016 September National Recovery Month public events. APNC will provide $4000 to distribute across the state to help fund activities as requested by members in that region. Since 2009, we provided seed money to fund or partially fund thirty-four events, with grants…

South Central Regional Training: SA and Older Adults

The APNC South Western Region is proud to offer Prescription and other Substance Abuse in our Aging Community, presented by: Micheal Leone. “Prescription and other Substance Abuse in our Aging Community” is an interactive presentation designed to assist the attendees in use of screening tools to identifying substance use disorders in older adults, identify barriers to treatment, build competencies in working with older adults, and review MI strategies, and integrated health care models of care.

Western Regional Training: E-cigarettes and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices

This presentation will explore the changing landscape of available nicotine-containing products, with a focus on electronic nicotine delivery systems. We will describe the most recent scientific literature, including patterns of use; discuss health implications and describe the regulatory environment. Jim D. Martin, M.S., is the Director of Policy and Programs with the NC Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch, Division of Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services. Jim’s major responsibilities include providing statewide leadership and expertise on tobacco use prevention and control policy and programmatic solutions.

APNC Forms Strategic Partnership with the Governor’s Institute to Enhance Quality Services and Benefits for Members

The Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC) and the Governor’s Institute have formed a collaborative partnership to better serve the addiction treatment and prevention professionals, providers, and consumers across our state. In this new partnership, APNC serves as the lead agency for: emerging leaders and scholarship activities; provider advocacy; training and technical assistance; and serves as…

Western Region: SA and Older Adults

Prescription and other Substance Abuse in our Aging Community” is an interactive presentation designed to assist the attendees in use of screening tools to identifying substance use disorders in older adults, identify barriers to treatment, build competencies in working with older adults, and review MI strategies, and integrated health care models of care.