12 Step Meetings at the NCAPA Summer Conference 2016

ncapa summer conf 2016

How exciting! The NCAPA Summer Conference is one of the biggest PA conferences in the country,

and for those PAs in Recovery, it is an opportunity to reconnect. 

Open 12 Step Meetings will be held again this year (& every year!)

Come join us. We will be in the Hampton room at the following times:

Monday, Aug. 22nd  from 3pm-4pm

Tuesday, Aug. 23rd from 3pm-4pm

Wednesday, Aug. 24th from 2:30pm-3:30pm

Thursday, Aug. 25th from 3:30pm-4:30pm

Also, stop by the NCAPA Health Committee information table and say Hi!

 

 

 

The PA Profession and Substance Use Disorder by Corey Richardson, DHSc(c), MPAS, MBA, LCAS, CCSI

Physician assistants (PAs) practice medicine, but like everyone else, they can suffer from diseases, including substance use disorder….
Mr. Richardson’s article in JAAPA on the PA Profession and Substance Use Disorder can by found at the following link:
If you experience any trouble with the link above, just copy and paste the following:
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000470437.07318.d8
Commentary

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PAs WHO MAY ASSESSMENT AND/OR TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS.

 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PAs WHO MAY ASSESSMENT AND/OR TREATMENT FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS.

Do not let financial need deter you from seeking treatment for addiction.  Financial assistance is available for those who might not otherwise be able to afford assessment and treatment.

Kober Treatment Grants

Managed by the NCAPA Endowment, this fund was established in 1998 by NCAPA’s then-president, Charlie Kober. This fund is specifically for impaired PAs.  The PA Liaison to NCPHP will make recommendations to the NCAPA Endowment for these grants when financial need is identified.

NCPHP Treatment Scholarships

Managed by the NC Medical Society Foundation, these scholarships are available to help financially challenged practitioners gain entry to a treatment facility when sufficient funds might not otherwise be available.  Information and applications are available online at http://www.ncphp.org/scholarships/

Donations to support these funds are needed and appreciated.

To make a donation specifically to support PAs, make a check payable to the

NCAPA Endowment and mail it to:

The Winston-Salem Foundation

751 West Fourth Street, Suite 200

Winston-Salem, NC 27101-2702

You must specify Kober Treatment Grant in the memo line of your check, otherwise it shall be placed in general fund and shall not be earmarked for PAs who may need help with financial help related to recovery.

THANKS!!!

AA meetings for PAs @ NCAPA Summer Conference at Myrtle Beach 2015

It is that time again for the big NCAPA Summer Conference!!!
Any PAs in Recovery and friends who wish to Celebrate Sobriety with us, Please attend our Open 12 step meetings.

Open 12 Step Meetings will be held in the Hampton Room this year.

The schedule is as follows:

Mon August 17th: 3:00-4:00pm

Tues August 18th: 6:00-7:00pm

Wed August 19th: 2:30-3:30pm

Thurs August 20th: 3:30-4:30pm

Hope to see you then!!! Check out our media and information at the NCAPA Health Committe table at the conference!

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12 Step Recovery Meeting Schedule for the NCAPA Summer Conference 2015, Myrtle Beach

NCAPA 12 step meeting

The Open 12 Step Meetings will be held in the Hampton Room this year.  The schedule is as follows:

Mon, Aug. 17: 3:00-4:00pm

Tues, Aug. 18: 6:00-7:00pm

Wed, Aug. 19: 2:30-3:30pm

Thurs, Aug. 20: 3:30-4:30pm

Please come by and join in recovery, and stop by our booth!!!

Location: Embassy Suites, Myrtle Beach

Address: Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Generous Donation to the KOBER TREATMENT FUND from Outgoing NCAPA President

KOBER TREATMENT FUND DONATIONCharlene Morris, outgoing NCAPA President, has made a generous donation to the KOBER TREATMENT FUND. This fund has been created for Physician Assistants who need financial assistance to cover the costs of substance use disorder treatment.

AA meetings for PAs @ NCAPA Summer Conference at Myrtle Beach 2014

It is that time again for the big NCAPA Summer Conference!!!
Any PAs in Recovery who wish to Celebrate Sobriety with us, Please attend our 12 step meetings.

Here is the schedule:

Monday 3-4pm Pembroke Room

Tuesday 6-7pm Pembroke Room

Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm Pembroke Room

Thursday 3:30-4:30pm Pembroke Room

Corey Richardson and Project Lazarus of Catawba County

Corey Richardson, a member of the NCAPA Health Committee, has been asked to help form The Lazarus Project of Catawba County, along with the local DSS, sheriff’s office, DA’s office, EMS, and others. The Lazarus Project is a statewide program … Continue reading