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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Do you want to present at the NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference? NAADAC members and non-members are invited to submit a presentation proposal for a 1.5 hour breakout session pertaining to current and relevant information on one of these nine topics:
Practice Management & Technology
NAADAC encourages young investigators, researchers, and addiction and co-occurring professionals from diverse organizations and disciplines to submit.
NAADAC is excited to appoint Jessica Gleason, JD, as its new Deputy Director. In this new position, Gleason will assist the Executive Director in managing and leading the association and oversee the day to day operations and activities of the communications, marketing, exhibits and ad sales, training, and professional development departments. In addition, she will assist the Executive Director in managing NAADAC’s government relations activities, sponsor recruitment and coordination, grant writing and programming, and other special projects. Gleason will continue to serve as Managing Editor of NAADAC’s quarterly magazine, Advances in Addiction & Recovery.
Gleason joined NAADAC in October 2013 and has been Director of Communications since January 2014. Prior to her time at NAADAC, Gleason owned a successful law practice and worked in international development.
Today's Webinar: Recognizing Eating Disorder Behavior in the Substance Use Disorder Population
Wed, November 14, 2018 @ 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Join Robin Cruze, MA, and Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC, for this free NAADAC webinar about recognizing eating disorder behavior in the SUD population. Cruze will provide her personal recovery story on eating and substance use disorder and Lewaniak will then discuss why the two illnesses have similarities, why they tend to occur together, the effects both illnesses have on the brain and what integrated treatment looks like in treating both illnesses simultaneously.
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday 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.
Thanks to all of you, NERF gave out over 30 Annual Conference scholarships in 2018!
Make your tax-deductible donation to NERF today in honor of #GivingTuesday.
New December Webinar: National Peer Recovery Support Credentialing – Now Is the Time
Tues, December 4, 2018 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Join NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, and NCC AP Chair Jerry A. Jenkins, MEd, MAC, for this free NAADAC webinar that will discuss the benefits of the NPRSS credential and the process to apply. Join the webinar in order to best manage your position as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist and to learn the many benefits available, such as professional recognition and payor support.
Last Chance: Call for Nominations for NAADAC Mid-South (AR, LA, OK, TX) Regional Vice President
NAADAC Members - Let NAADAC hear your voice! Nominations are due FRIDAY!
Nominations are now being accepted in a Special Election for the open position of NAADAC Mid-South Regional Vice President for the term 2018-2020. This RVP represents the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas and sits on NAADAC’s Executive Committee. The nomination period is open from October 24, 2018 to November 16, 2018, with special election voting taking place November 26, 2018 through December 21, 2018.
Must be a NAADAC Professional or Retired Member in good standing.
Must reside and work in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or Texas.
A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination.
A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board.
Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists are individuals who are in recovery from substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders. Their life experiences and recovery allow them to provide recovery support in such way that others can benefit from their experiences.
Take advantage of this limited time offer by visiting the NAADAC website at www.naadac.org/ncprss. This one-time test-exemption offer is available through December 31, 2018.
Are you an education provider that provides Peer Recovery Support training? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can be listed as an available resource on our website.
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!