Facilities Celebrate Successes

By Keith Acree, Communications Officer Reposted from One the Scene, DPS   Across the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, staff members and offenders are observing September as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery month with special events and celebrations. At DART Cherry in Goldsboro, a 90-day residential treatment program for males on probation…

Student Scholarships Available for NCFADS Summer School

In support of National Recovery Month, Addiction Professionals of North Carolina has recently received a grant from NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, to subsidize student scholarships to the 2014 North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies (NCFADS) Summer School. NCFADS is collaborating with APNC in this project. We are pleased to announce an…

June, 2014- LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Senate Budget May Place Prevention Funds At Risk

The NC Senate’s budget proposal would direct the Program Evaluation Division (the General Assembly’s research arm) to study the pros and cons of diverting ABC Commission funds that presently go to DHHS for Substance Abuse Prevention efforts, and instead having those funds stay with the ABC Commission to fund a new youth alcohol use prevention…

Call for APNC Board of Director Nominations

APNC President Angela Maxwell has recently appointed the Nominations Committee for 2014-2015 year. Members include: Wrenn Rivenbark, Chair (919) 716 3875 wrenng@windstream.net Anna Godwin (252) 237-1242 anna@ncparentresourcecenter.org Lilla Robinson (336) 314-4377 lcr928@triad.rr.com If you or anyone you know has interest in serving on the APNC board, please contact any of these nominations committee members. Elections…

Membership Committee Update

Those of you who heard me speak briefly at the recent APNC Fall conference at the beach would have heard me talk about the benefits of APNC and NAADAC membership, what a bargain it is at $130 per year and how easy it is to join.  I mentioned that even those of us who are…