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!
Introducing the New Members of the Executive Committee
NAADAC is proud to announce that the recently elected additions to the NAADAC Executive Committee have taken office.
Every two years, NAADAC members have the opportunity to select officers who will determine the direction of the Association, and represent their geographical regions on the NAADAC Executive Committee. All NAADAC members are eligible and encouraged to vote for the candidates within their region. All 2018-2020 terms began on October 8, 2018.
The following individuals have begun their terms in their respective Executive Committee positions:
President: Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC
President Elect: Mita M. Johnson, EdD, NCC, LPC, LMFT, ACS, LAC, MAC, SAP
Immediate Past President: Gerard J. "Gerry" Schmidt, MA, MAC, LPC, CAC
Secretary: Susan Coyer, MA, AADC-S, MAC, CCJP
Treasurer: Gregory J. Bennett, LAT, MAC
Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President: Ron Pritchard, CSAC, CAS, NCAC II
Mid-South Regional Vice President: Vacant - special election to be announced soon
Northeast Regional Vice President: William A. Keithcart, MA, MAC, LADC, SAP
Attend briefings on legislation, national budget, and advocacy issues, and receive training for visits to the Hill on November 12, and attend meetings on Capitol Hill on November 13.
Book your hotel room by October 19th to get a discounted room rate! NAADAC has arranged for a special discounted room rate of $199/night for conference attendees if booked at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. To book your room, click here or call 301.965.4000 and ask for the NAADAC group rate.
Upcoming Webinar: Building Healthy Relationships in Recovery: 10 Tips
Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Join presenter Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP for this free NAADAC webinar that will provide an overview of a multi-component, multi-media tool for use by addiction and other helping professionals to assist adults and youth in addressing life trauma and conflict through knowledge, attitudes and skills developed in the frontal cortex of the brain.
NEW Member Benefit: NAADAC Partners with Telebehavioral Health Institute to Offer Discounted Telehealth Education & Resources
NAADAC is excited to announce it strategic partnership with the Telebehavioral Health Institute (THBI), an institute devoted to training and consultation with professionals seeking to develop the legal, ethical, and clinical competencies related to working in telebehavioral health. TBHI was founded by Dr. Marlene Maheu, a pioneer in the field of telebehavioral health.
NAADAC members will get a 20% discount on telehealth training and certification to help them expand into telehealth in an informed, ethical, and legal way. The discount links can be found in the NAADAC Members Portal.
This full day conference will include a keynote by Darryl Inaba, PhD, PharmD, CADC-V, CADC III, and five presentations lead by subject matter experts on a range of counseling and addiction medicine topics.
NAADAC members and other addiction professionals from across the country and the world received up-to-date information from the top industry experts on the latest trends, practices, and critical issues that impact addiction professionals, built their businesses and networks, and had fun!
Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners for their generous support!
Do you want to learn how to provide Conflict Resolution for Recovery training to other qualified individuals? Join Cynthia Moreno Tuohy for the full-day Train the Trainer training on November 3rd in D.C. or December 8th in Florida. Earn an additional 7 CEs!
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!