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!
NAADAC’s Calendar of Events is a marketing tool for the promotion of NAADAC, affiliate, and partner events and webinars. Posting events on the calendar is free and easy to do – just click “submit an event” and fill out the event submission form. Adding your event to the NAADAC calendar has many benefits:
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Our bookstore has a new look! The new NAADAC bookstore is easier to navigate with updated graphics and even more great products!
Visit the bookstore today to see NAADAC's extensive collection of online and print materials covering a wide range of topics, including the Basics of Addiction Counseling, Pharmacology, Ethics, Co-occuring Disorders, Conflict Resolution for Recovery, Medication-Assisted Treatment and Recovery (MATR), SBIRT, and much more.
Register for the SAMHSA/NAADAC Workforce Webinars on September 7th and September 14th
NAADAC, in partnership with the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is excited to announce two webinars in September of 2017 focusing on the addiction and mental health counselor workforce – methods to recruit and retain.
Join NAADAC in celebrating National Recovery Month! Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover.
NAADAC has arranged for a discounted rate of $139/night at the Hyatt Place Denver Tech Center, only 1/2 mile away from the conference hotel. Rooms are limited! To book your room, please click here to book online or call 888.492.8847 and ask for the NAADAC group rate (code G-NAAD).
2017 Hill Day: "Get Ready for Hill Day 2017" Webinar and NAADAC Advocacy in Action Briefing
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 Day from October 2-3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Attend the National Council’s annual "Get Ready for Hill Day 2017” webinar Thursday, September 7 at 3 PM ET. During this webinar, National Council experts will equip first-timers and Hill Day veterans alike with the knowledge and resources they need to make the most impact during their time in D.C. Click here to register!
NAADAC invites you to its 2017 Advocacy in Action Briefing & Reception on 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!
The 2017 Annual Conference: Elevate Your Practice in Denver, CO, features breakout sessions in nine different subject tracks, including Practice Management, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Skills, Recovery, Co-Occuring Disorders, Process Addictions, Cultural Humility, Professional Development, and Education. Earn up to 35 CEs!
Process Addictions presentations include:
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Six Types of Sex Addiction Treatment & Assessment, presented by Douglas Weiss, PhD
Starting the Body Conversation, presented by Robyn Cruz, MA
Sunday, September 24, 2017
The Fear of Missing Out: The Psychosocial Correlates of Smartphone Overuse, presented by Errol Rodriquez, PhD, CRC, MAC
Factors Related to the Occurrence and Recovery of Internet Use Disorder, presented by An-Pyng Sun, PhD, LCSW & Hilarie Cash, PhD, LMHC, CSAT
Monday, September 25, 2017
Social Gaming to Internet Gambling: The Connection, the Concern, and Recovery Principles, presented by Daniel Trolaro, MS
Eating Disorders 101, presented by Malcolm Horn, LCSW, MAC, LAC, SAP
In addition to these specific tracks, the conference will feature five days of presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community from September 22-26, 2017 in Denver, CO.
Upcoming Webinar: Electronic Screen Addiction: Don’t Take My Ice Cream
Wed, September 13, 2017 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
This presentation focuses on the correlation between impulsive and prolonged use of electronic screens and potential for developing substance addiction. Participants will explore the link between prolonged screen use, impulse control, family relationships, and risk of mental health/addiction development in children and teens. Treatment ideas will be practiced using application scenarios.
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!