Heather Connors, LCAS, MAC

Heather Connors LCAS, MAC is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in North Carolina and has the Master Addiction Counselor accreditation from NAADAC. She currently works for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill as a substance abuse consultant for the UNC Medical Center and the UNC Department of Psychiatry. She earned a bachelors in Women’s Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University, Seattle. She has a certification in Non-Profit Management from the University of Washington, Seattle and is an ARISE trained interventionist. Heather has worked extensively with pregnant and parenting women in the inpatient, outpatient and detoxification levels of care. She has been working with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for 13 years and most recently trained primary care providers on how to integrate MAT into their clinics. She has specific interest in Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change.