Empowering Professionals. Driving Impact.

When we empower our professionals through deliberate education and vigilant advocacy, more lives are saved, more people find wellness and more communities prosper. APNC works to help shape a healthier North Carolina by connecting addiction professionals and communities.

Why APNC

It starts with connections, but it’s much more than that.

By joining now, you send a powerful signal to the behavioral health world: impactful giving should be a norm, not the exception. Join the collective voice for the SUD field. Together we are stronger, louder and more influential.

Training

Training

Providing development and support to professionals working in the addiction field. Promoting evidence-based improvements in the treatment and prevention of substance use disorder.

Advocacy

Advocacy

We influence change in policy, systems and institutions. Supported by the latest evidence, we advocate for change in policy and practice within government, society and business. Raising awareness about the problems related to addiction and its stigma. Promoting best standards in research in the addiction field.

Innovation

Innovation

We champion evidence-led and thoughtful approaches to SUD impact. By equipping our members and communities with research, streamlined giving infrastructure and a local network of experts to learn from, we’re empowering collaboration by bringing resources to the problem solving table.

Why Now

By joining now you send a powerful signal to the behavioral health world: impactful giving should be a norm, not the exception.

A Proven Approach

Did you know the continuum works best together. Prevention, Harm Reduction, Treatment & Recovery professionals create a community that saves lives.

Fact 1

Fact 1:

NC opioid overdose deaths drop for the first time in 5 years.

Fact 2

Fact 2:

Approximately 95% of the students who participate in CRP programs maintain their recovery.

Fact 3

Fact 3:

As individuals continue to mature between 13 and 21 years, the likelihood of lifetime substance abuse and dependence drops 4–5% for each year that initiation of substance use is delayed.