The Anonymous People

This movie, The Anonymous People, is hosted by Recovery Communities of North Carolina (RCNC) and will show at Regal Crossroads 20 Cinema, 501 Caitboo Ave., Cary, NC, 27518. Click here for tickets. The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the more than 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol…

Executive Director’s Report

The APNC Fall Conference is only a few weeks away! Thanks to our stellar Conference Committee, along with the Empowered Ideas team of Virginia Johnson and James Wong, we’ve got a tremendous lineup of speakers and sessions. Vendor booths are already sold out, but there are still more opportunities for attendees to register. Due to…

Counseling and Cultural Diversity Training

APNC South Central Region Counseling and Cultural Diversity Saturday, November 16,  2013 Jamie Gonzales, Presenter Myrover-Reese Fellowhip Home 560 Wilkes Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28303 4 hrs NCSAPPB Credit   9 AM-1:30 PM check in @ 8:30 $20.00 APNC Members $40.00 nonmembers, payable at the door by cash or check. Please register by November 14     To…

ADATCs Saved from Extinction

Both the NC House of Representatives and the NC Senate have reached a compromised budget deal. In this deal, which will be passed later this week, there is a twelve percent budget cut for each of North Carolina’s three Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Centers (ADATCs). This is a significant victory for those that understand…

Congratulations Flo Stein

Flo Stein, Chief of the Community Policy Management Section of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services has been recognized for the Ramstad-Kennedy Award (please see the attachment). This national award is for a Single State Agency Director who has shown leadership and…

Congratulations Dr. Janice Petersen

Congratulations to Dr. Janice Petersen as she transitions to a Federal role!  In June, Dr. Petersen left the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services to join the Executive Office of The President, Office of National Drug Control Policy, as Prevention Branch Head.  She will be missed in North Carolina!  Thanks…

ADATCs saved in House Budget. Work to do in Conference.

Thanks to your calls, letters, emails and personal visits, the NC House of Representatives’ budget RESTORED funding for North Carolina’s three Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Centers (ADATCs). The House budget, passed last week, differs substantially from the Senate budget proposal, which eliminates funding for all ADATCs and provides $10 million to Local Management Entities…

National Recovery Month Planning Partners Honors North Carolina’s Flo Stein with Ramstad/Kennedy Award for Outstanding Leadership

Flo Stein, North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of MH/DD/SAS, received the sixth annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership for her ongoing dedication on recovery across North Carolina and nationally. The award was established in honor of Congressmen Jim Ramstad and Patrick Kennedy. The two congressmen…