Montreal, February 17, 2017 – The President of the Board of Directors of the Addiction Prevention Center (APC), Rodrigue Paré, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Elizabeth Lapointe as Executive Director of the APC.
Ms. Lapointe has over 15 years of experience in the field of addiction, including 10 years in prevention. She has contributed to the development of La Maison Jean Lapointe’s awareness programs, the most well-known of which, “My independence matters to me!”, reaches more than 55,000 young Quebecers in school every year. Ms. Lapointe has also given numerous addiction training, including several hundreds on problem gambling, throughout Quebec.
About the APC
The Addiction Prevention Center (APC) is a non-profit, independent organization. Its scope of concern covers all aspects of addictions that affect the population’s well-being: alcohol, illicit drugs, medications, tobacco, problem gambling, cyberaddiction, etc.
The APC’s mission is to support anti-addiction measures in Quebec and Canada by contributing to the advancement and transfer of knowledge in this area. To fulfill its mission, it values the exchange of expertise among all concerned stakeholders, and strives to make organizations and the public aware of the issues that stem from addictions.