You are not Alone
Substance abuse among healthcare professionals is estimated in 8% to 12% of the population. It is estimated that 11% to 15% of pharmacists have a substance dependency.*
NCPRN is the only organization recognized by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy providing an array of services to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy students seeking recovery from addiction.
NCPRN operates under a Memorandum of Understanding with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy that allows for individuals to enter the program without report to the board for disciplinary action. NCPRN participation and client records are protected by Federal Confidentiality Regulations (42 C.F.R. Part 2) and NC General Statue 90-85.41.
Why hire an NCPRN client?
- Highly Motivated Employees
- Commitment to the Field of Pharmacy
- Random Drug Tests
- Close Monitoring
- NCPRN Consultation
* Statistical information provided by National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Meet the Staff
Mary Christine Parks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist who earned her Master of Social Work degree from East Carolina University. Mary Christine completed undergraduate studies in Education, Psychology, and Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Prior to her hire at NCPRN in 2008, Mary Christine provided individual, couples, family, and group therapy; treating children and adults experiencing a wide range of mental health disorders in several community agencies and in private practice. Mary Christine strongly believes in the mission of NCPRN and continually strives to provide each client with a relationship built on fairness, trust, and accountability; meeting each client where they are in their recovery and assisting them in reaching their personal and professional goals. email@example.com
Cindy Clark is a Provisionally Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Provisionally Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist who earned her Master of Social Work degree from East Carolina University. Cindy completed undergraduate studies in Psychology and Social and Economic Justice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cindy came to NCPRN in 2009 with a background in Child Protective Services. While working in Child Protective Services she worked with families and children struggling with issues such as: trauma, abuse/neglect, substance abuse, mental health, and domestic violence. Cindy is a strong advocate of NCPRN and its clients. She firmly believes in the potential of each client to obtain and maintain recovery. firstname.lastname@example.org