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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Wed, December 6, 2017 @ 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Presented by Leanne Jamison, NCC, LPC, this presentation will offer education of mindfulness skills found in DBT and give exercises to implement in treatment and recovery to assist clients with understanding how these skills can help them with continued sobriety. The core mindfulness skills, taken from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), enhance a client's ability to increase awareness of the present moment, increase the time spent in the present, and be in control of his or her mind.
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
Mississippi Department of Mental Health, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services;
Minnesota Department of Human Services; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division;
Illinois Department of Human Services – Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse; and
New Mexico Human Services Department, Behavioral Health Services Division.
The Workforce Forums will work to build awareness and educate high school and university students about the benefits and opportunities in the substance use and mental health disorder professions in the hope of increasing the number of students choosing to enter these fields and specializing in these disciplines.
Time Is Running Out: Open Enrollment Until December 15th
In less than two weeks the enrollment period to obtain healthcare ends! If you and/or your loved ones do not have health insurance; click here to begin the quick and easy process of protecting yourself and those around you.
The Affordable Care Act requires insurance companies to coverSUD screening and brief intervention, including SUD treatment services under Medicaid expansion programs and qualified health plans offered on state health insurance exchanges.
What Do We Really Think About Fathers Training, By Dan Griffin
Presented by Dan Griffin, an internationally recognized author and expert on men’s relationships, the training has some focus on fathers whose children are involved with the child welfare system, but it is relevant for all professionals who work with men, women, children and their families.
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.
Enter HO10 at checkout to take advantage of this holiday discount. Sale ends December 31st.
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.
Take the NAADAC Education and Professional Development Survey
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);
NAADAC invites you to exhibit at its 2018 Annual Conference at The Westin Galleria Houstonin 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!
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!