Angela Maxwell, MS, CSAPC

Southeast Regional Vice President

Represents: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina & Tennessee

Location: Brown Summit, NC

Angela Maxwell, MS, CSAPC, is currently the Director of Prevention and Early Intervention Services for Alcohol and Drug Services where she oversees services in ten counties. She has served in this role for over 14 years. Maxwell began her work in the field of substance abuse over 20 years ago as a program facilitator for youth deemed “at-risk” for substance abuse orders and other risky behaviors.

Maxwell received a Bachelors of Art Degree in English from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master of Science Degree in Agency Counseling from NC A&T State University. After completing her MS, she worked with the local mental center serving youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. Maxwell is a Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant (CSAPC). She has served as an adjunct professor for Guilford Technical Community College, and a Certified Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor. Maxwell is currently working on her doctoral degree in Leadership Studies.

She currently serves on several boards across the state of North Carolina including:
• Addiction Professionals of NC (Board Immediate Past President)
• NC Substance Abuse Prevention Providers’ Association (Board of Directors chair), workforce development committee)
• Guilford County Partners for Healthy Youth (Board)
• Cone Health Foundation Prevention and Best Practices Committee (Chair)
• And many other committees and workgroups.

Maxwell is also a statewide trainer in the areas of substance abuse prevention, workforce development, strategic planning, coalition development, workplace wellness. She has facilitated numerous workshops on substance abuse and its impact on the family. She is sought after as an authority in the field of prevention.

Maxwell has received two statewide awards: the Art of Prevention Award by Addiction Professionals of North Carolina in 2008 and the 2010 Johnnie H. McLeod Exemplary Service Award.

She is married to Elder Kevin L. Maxwell, City of Refuge Outreach Ministries and resides in Brown Summit, NC

Personal Motto(s): “It’s not about me.”

Favorite quote:
“We must not allow…any force to make us feel like we don’t count. Maintain a sense of dignity and respect…”
Martin Luther King, Jr.


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