Language Matters Mondays

“By using accurate, non-stigmatizing language, we can help break the stigma surrounding this disease so people can more easily access treatment, reach recovery, and live healthier lives.” – Michael Botticelli, Former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Words have power. When we use clinically accurate, person-first language, we begin to…

Attorney General Stein Recommends Resources for People Struggling With Addiction During the Holidays

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 22, 2017   Attorney General Stein Recommends Resources for People Struggling With Addiction During the Holidays (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today encouraged North Carolinians to remember that resources are available to anyone who may be struggling with addiction this holiday season. “It’s a sad reality that for many people,…

APNC Executive Director Receives NC Dogwood Award

APNC is honored that our own Executive Director, Donald McDonald, was one of 11 outstanding North Carolinians recognized by Attorney General Josh Stein today.  Mr. McDonald received the distinguished NC Dogwood Award for his commitment to combatting the opioid crisis and his dedication to preserving life and promoting health and wellness throughout NC. Attorney General…