As the professional trade association for substance use professionals and providers in the state of North Carolina, APNC sits at the nexus of the substance use and mental health industries to provide a collective voice with a cohesive message in all matters that affect individuals, providers, and the people they serve. What we do: Advocate for more effective and equitable policies. Consult and provide technical assistance in a variety of areas. Provide education opportunities for individuals, organizations, and the general public. Connect partners across the industry to foster collaboration and innovation. Serve the behavioral health frontline workforce.