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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NAADAC Launches 2018 Advocacy Webinar Series – Kick Off Webinar
What’s Advocacy Got to Do With You and the Future of Addiction Services? Thurs, January 4, 2018 @ 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET (1 CT/12 MT/11 PT)
Do you want to become more active in advocating for our profession and the populations that it serves? Are you looking for resources to share with your local, state, or federal government representatives?
NAADAC is launching a new Advocacy Webinar Series in 2018 to provide you with the tools and information to be a powerful and effective advocate for the addiction profession!
This exciting eight-webinar series is kicking off in January with the introductory What’s Advocacy Got to Do With You and the Future of Addiction Services? Learn about the Advocacy Webinar Series, NAADAC’s public policy initiatives, and the many resources NAADAC provides to help you stay current on important state and national public policy issues that impact addiction professionals. In addition, we will provide an overview of major legislative bills currently before Congress and strategies for advocating for support of these bills.
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The Affordable Care Act requires insurance companies to cover SUD screening and brief intervention, including SUD treatment services under Medicaid expansion programs and qualified health plans offered on state health insurance exchanges.
Upcoming Webinar: Using Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Wed, December 20, 2017 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Presented by Joseph Troncale, MD, this workshop will demonstrate practical techniques of ACT that can be used in any therapeutic setting. Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) has been shown to be useful in the treatment of addictive disorders. The cornerstones of ACT include principles of mindfulness, remaining open to new ideas, and moving toward one’s values rather than escaping one’s feelings.
Save the Date! On Thursday, December 14th at 1 pm ET join experts at National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (@NCADDNational) and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (@NIAAAnews) on Twitter to discuss what women need to know about alcohol and their health based on the latest science.
Bring your questions for the experts from NCADD and NIAAA!
Winter GA Workshops: Advanced Group Therapy Skills for Addiction Counselors
Groups are where our clients find the hope and help necessary for their best chance at recovery. Clients and their issues are highly complex in today's treatment settings, necessitating the need for the counselor to increase their skill level and have a broad base of knowledge and techniques from which to draw.
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 and you will 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!