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Shaping a healthier North Carolina by connecting
addiction professionals and communities.

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We are the only professional membership organization in North Carolina that advocates exclusively on behalf of addiction professionals.

What We’re Facing


overdose deaths from October 2021-October 2022 (CDC)


of the mental health/SUD needs are currently being met in North Carolina (HRSA)


of North Carolina substance use providers noted an increase in demand for services during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

Our Solutions


APNC creates meaningful connections between professionals, organizations, coalitions, providers, peers, advocates, and communities to drive change in the SUD field. Membership offers Networking & Engagement, Standardization & Best Practices, Personal & Professional Development.


The addiction and overdose epidemics have worsened in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Addiction Professionals of North Carolina provides a number of services that support the frontline professionals working directly with people who use drugs, people in recovery, and people working to prevent substance misuse.


APNC is the only North Carolina professional membership organization with a legislative voice that advocates exclusively on behalf of addiction professionals, organizations, and the communities they serve. Over the years, APNC has built strong relationships with members of the North Carolina legislature and is the trusted expert on all substance use and behavioral health policy issues. APNC fights for policies that support the workforce and improve the health and wellness of people who use drugs or who are in recovery.