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.

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…