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:
- Listed on NAADAC's main calendar
- Searchable by State, Webinars, or National events
Today's Webinar – Electronic Screen Addiction: Don’t Take My Ice Cream
Wed, November 15, 2017 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Presented by Christine Migliara, LFMT, MAC, CAP, CASAC and Elizabeth Donnellan, MEd, ABD, FT, 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.
Take the NAADAC Education and Professional Development Survey
NAADAC is reaching out to NAADAC members and non-members to gain insight into your educational needs to improve its educational and professional development offerings.
Please take a few minutes to share your valuable thoughts and let us know what kind of training topics you would like to see in our free webinar series, face to face trainings, home studies, and other types of training!
Surveys will only take about 5-7 minutes to complete. They can be answered anonymously, or you can provide your contact information to be entered into a drawing to win one of the following prizes:
one of two NAADAC Annual Conference Registrations ($600 value each);
one of five signed copies of William White’s The History of Addiction Counseling in the United States (priceless);
It's that time of year again! The time of trying to find the perfect gift for your friends, loved ones, colleagues, neighbors, and the mail carrier is upon us!
This holiday season, NAADAC is making your holiday gift-buying a little bit easier on your wallet by offering 10% off any item at the NAADAC Bookstore until December 31st.
Visit the NAADAC Bookstore and find the perfect gift for the addiction professionals in your life. From William White's The History of Addiction Counseling in the United States, to SBIRT, MAT, co-occurring, and more independent study courses (worth NAADAC CEs!), the NAADAC Bookstore has something for everyone.
Enter HO10 at checkout to take advantage of this holiday discount. Sale ends December 31st.
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday reminds us to give back and be charitable to organizations that work to make a difference. Giving to NERF is tax-deductible.
NERF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established to strengthen the health and vitality of individuals, families and communities through the advancement of the addiction profession by:
Supporting the development of high-quality continuing education that addresses critical issues;
Facilitating the application of new research and technology to the practice of preventing and treating addictive disorders
Identifying and responding to policy and practice issues affecting addiction professionals and their clients; and
Aiding in homeland security programs and preparations as they relate to the prevention and treatment of addictive disorders.
Make your tax-deductible donation to NERF today in honor of Giving Tuesday.
NAADAC members and non-members are invited to submit presentation proposals for 1.5 hour breakout sessions. NAADAC encourages young investigators, researchers, and addiction and co-occurring professionals from diverse organizations and disciplines to submit.
NAADAC invites you to exhibit at its 2018 Annual Conference at The Westin Galleria Houston in Houston, TX. Showcase your institution, product, or organization in front of industry thought leaders and over 1,000 addiction professionals from October 5-7.
Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited booth space offered. Our exhibit hall has sold out the last three years in a row – don’t miss out! Sign up for your booth today!
Adolescent SBIRT Curriculum Available – Apply Today!
Apply today to receive FREE access to the adolescent screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for nursing, social work, and inter-professional education programs.
The Adolescent SBIRT Curriculum designed by NORC at the University of Chicago and its partners, includes a Learner’s Guide, slide deck, an online simulation program, and many other resources to help educators seamlessly implement adolescent SBIRT training into their programs.
The RFA is open to educators and trainers of associate, baccalaureate, master's and/or doctoral level students. Participants will receive FREE access to adolescent SBIRT training materials and to the online SBI with Adolescents simulation (access to the simulation ends 12/31/17).
There are still spots available, but the program ends December 31, 2017. Apply today!
The National Certificate in Tobacco Treatment Practice (NCTTP) was created to standardize and unify tobacco competencies, knowledge, and skills on a national level and provides national, unified recognition of professionals who obtain this prestigious certificate. By obtaining the NCTTP, tobacco treatment professionals are demonstrating to employers, third-party payers, and clients their advanced education in evidence-based tobacco competencies, skills, and practice.
To apply for the certificate, candidates must provide evidence of specific education and experience, including successful completion of a CTTTP-accredited Tobacco Treatment Specialist training program and hours of tobacco treatment practice experience following completion of the training. In addition, candidates must be tobacco-free for a minimum of six months and must agree to adhere to the Tobacco Treatment Provider Code of Ethics. A full list of specific eligibility and application requirements can be found on the NCTTP web page.
The initial test-exempt offering of this Certificate will be available until April 15, 2018. Applications postmarked after April 15, 2018 will require successful completion of an examination to be awarded the certificate.
The NMFP-AC and NMFP-BHP each provide tuition stipends of up to $15,000, training, professional guidance, and mentoring to students enrolled in counseling or behavioral health Master's degree programs that include an addiction concentration.
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!