We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
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This educational program discusses the four facets of alcohol dependence and addiction (biological, psychological, social and spiritual), will discuss addiction as a disease and the scientific evidence to support this claim, will compare of FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence, focus on overcoming treatment obstacles, apply strategies to match patients to the most appropriate therapy and plans to motivate patients in treatment.
Upcoming Webinar: Co-occurring Interrelational Domestic Violence and Substance Use Disorders
Wed, August 23, 2017 @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Extreme correlation of these two disorders does not suggest a cause and effect relationship. Instead, each disorder reinforces the other and leads to progression of each. Treatment must recognize how the two disorders interact in order to develop effective intervention and treatment strategies.
This new program will provide an up $15,000 tuition stipend, training, and professional guidance to students who are enrolled in an accredited institution in a behavioral health Master's degree program (social work or marriage & family counseling/therapy) and who are committed to providing substance use disorders and addictions counseling services to underserved populations, including minority and LGBT populations and transition age youth (ages 16-25).
The Master's degree program must include an addictions concentration consisting of no fewer than 12 academic credits of addiction-specific content, and a supervised clinical internship. Read the full eligibility requirements.
NAADAC Advocacy in Action Briefing & Reception at 2017 Hill Day - RSVP Today!
NAADAC invites you to its 2017 Advocacy in Action Briefing & Receptionon Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The Advocacy in Action Briefing on NAADAC's legislative agenda and priorities will take place from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The AinA Reception, including presentation of NAADAC's Legislator of the Year Award, will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This event is FREE! RSVP today!
This year, NAADAC has partnered with the National Council for Behavioral Health and 19 other national mental health and advocacy organizations for the 2017 Annual Public Policy Institute and Hill Dayfrom October 2-3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
This free, two-day event brings together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy on October 2nd. After these sessions, Hill Day attendees take to Capitol Hill on October 3rd to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.
Development of the 2018 NAADAC Webinar Series is underway, and we invite you to collaborate with us! The Webinar Series is wildly successful, with over 90,000 professionals trained so far.
If you are a subject-matter expert on a topic relevant to addiction professionals, we encourage you to complete the online Call for Webinar Presentations for a chance to present on a nationally-broadcasted webinar.
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The latest in a suite of products developed specifically for mental health professionals, APA, Inc.’s professional liability programprovides coverage that is tailored to the unique exposures faced by addiction counselors. Coverage is also available for NAADAC members who are nationally certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists, Associates working under supervision, Clinical Supervisors, Corporate Entities, and Students.
The NAADAC Career Center provides a variety of employment listings at no charge for addiction-focused professionals. If you are looking to find a new career, the NAADAC Career Center can help! Check out our latest listings!