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Chiropractic Opioid Awareness Summit
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Chiropractic Opioid Awareness Summit


August 25, 2018


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Honorable Guest

The NCCA is excited to announce that Attorney General Josh Stein is confirmed for our Opioid Awareness Summit. He has made decreasing opioid abuse in our state a top priority and we are honored for him to address North Carolina chiropractors during the luncheon program. 



Luncheon Keynote

Donald McDonald's presentation will be on his experience recovering from addiction and his career working in NC's evolving continuum of addiction care. He will speak to the the crucial task of eliminating the stigma of addiction if we want to end the opioid epidemic and create a culture of recovery for all people experiencing substance use disorder.


Donald McDonald is the Executive Director of Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC). APNC empowers its prevention, treatment, and recovery professionals to thrive in NC’s evolving continuum of care. Donald is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and holds a Master of Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill. A Navy veteran, former teacher, and “jazz” trumpet player, Donald McDonald is a man thriving in sustained recovery from mental health and substance use disorders since October 12, 2004.


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Join the NCCA for FREE 6 education hours and lunch!

Dr. Scott Munsterman will speak on "Effective Strategies for Prevention, Evaluation, and Management of the Opioid Use Disorder."


When:   August 25, 2018

             9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Embassy Suites Cary

             201 Harrison Oaks Blvd


Cost:    NCCA DC Members - FREE

             DC Non-Member: $75



About the event:


During this 6 hour seminar, doctors will learn an evidence-based approach using present day neurophysiological principles for pain management including: manipulative techniques, therapeutic exercise activities, electrotherapy, laser, pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, and manual soft tissue methods.

  • Attendees will learn from new research studies, with an emphasis on the treatment of chronic pain including important information on four pillars of lifestyle management and their relation to chronic pain.
  • Acceptable treatment guidelines will be presented for clinically appropriate and medically necessary treatment plans.
  • Complicating factors will be discussed as it relates to treatment planning for chronic pain management.

Thank you to the NCCA Partners, Affiliates and Supporting Businesses that Help the NCCA in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction


Contact Us

NCCA State Office
8412 Falls of Neuse Road,
Suite 106
Raleigh, NC 27615





The North Carolina Chiropractic Association (NCCA), based in Raleigh, NC. is the only professional association in the state of North Carolina representing doctors of chiropractic. NCCA provides a unified voice for all its members and is dedicated to promoting chiropractic through public awareness, quality post-graduate education, legislative efforts and securing equality in the health care arena. These collective efforts assure continued growth of the profession, ultimately improving the overall well-being of North Carolina citizens through chiropractic.

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