North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Conference

May 2-3, 2017 

Learn More About the 2017 Conference

June 27-28, 2017

Learn More About the Summit

Facing Addiction in America

Surgeon General’s Report on

Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

 

“We’ve learned that raising healthy drug-free kids is first and foremost a mom-and-pop operation, that your PARENT POWER is the key.”

Joseph A, Califano, Jr.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

 

Resources for Parents

The more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
Mon
6:30 pm Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Bereaved Parents Grief Support G... @ West Nash United Methodist Church
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
WHO: Parents who have lost a child unexpectedly to substance use, health issues, etc.***This group has expanded to include grandparent and siblings, so it is now for anyone who has lost a child, grandchild or[...]
Apr
25
Tue
1:00 pm Free- Effective Family Treatment... @ Webinar
Free- Effective Family Treatment... @ Webinar
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This presentation will describe the strong evidence base supporting family therapy for treating adolescent substance use disorders. It will first review the evidence for and content of empirically supported manualized family therapy models, including brief[...]
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
Apr
27
Thu
6:00 pm Free-Alianza Latino Drug Free Co...
Free-Alianza Latino Drug Free Co...
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
What: A Spanish-language town hall meeting where a panel of experts will discuss concerns about Latino underage drinking from multiple perspectives, while encouraging community participation in preventing underage drinking. Additional information: Contact Karen de la[...]
May
2
Tue
all-day NC Substance Abuse Prevention Co... @ McKimmon Center
NC Substance Abuse Prevention Co... @ McKimmon Center
May 2 – May 3 all-day
The NC Substance Abuse Prevention Conference is an opportunity for prevention/treatment professionals, substance abuse coalition participants, school counselors, social workers, parents, and community members to collaborate and learn valuable information related to adolescent substance use[...]
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]
May
4
Thu
3:00 pm Free- SBIRT in Various Settings:... @ Webinar
Free- SBIRT in Various Settings:... @ Webinar
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Description: From coastal cities to mountain towns and many places in between, the SBIRT model for reducing risky substance use is gaining significant traction across the United States. Constructive and thoughtful discussions are taking place in[...]
5:00 pm Free Event- Prescribe to Prevent
Free Event- Prescribe to Prevent
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm
DATE: May 4 TIME: 5 – 8:45 pm LOCATION: Murphy, NC WHAT: This educational program will provide health care professionals practical applications to help identify clinical problems within their setting, provide content to help solve[...]