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!
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.
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.
We're Going to Capitol Hill! Get Ready to Advocate!
We're ready to advocate for the addiction profession and those it serves! Meetings with senators and members of Congress are booked, talking points are ready, and advocates are getting excited! There is still time to join NAADAC on Capitol Hill. Register now!
Don’t miss the chance to get a discounted room rate! Book your room by Friday, November 9, to get 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.
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.
Advertise in the Winter Issue of NAADAC’s Magazine
The 2018 - 2019 NAADAC Advertising Guide is now available! Advertise through NAADAC and reach an audience of over 48,000 addiction counselors, professional counselors, social workers, addiction educators, and other addiction-focused professionals.
Call for Nominations for NAADAC Mid-South (AR, LA, OK, TX) Regional Vice President
NAADAC Members - Let NAADAC hear your voice!
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.
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 December 8th. Earn an additional 7 CEs!
The NSTC chartered the Opioid FTAC to support the President’s response to the opioid crisis by identifying (1) research and development (R&D) critical to addressing key gaps in knowledge and tools, and (2) opportunities to improve coordination of Federal R&D essential to combating the opioid crisis.
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!