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!
Today's Webinar: Living in a Cloud: Adolescent Nicotine Use
Wed, January 23, 2018 @ 3:00 - 4:30 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Join presenter Beth Donnellan, MEd, ABD, CCTP, CATP, for this free NAADAC webinar, which will discuss how to explore the psychopharmacology of nicotine use, the culture of vaping, and strategies for prevention and treatment. Participants will learn how healthy factors of adolescent development add to the risk of becoming addicted to nicotine.
Earn 1.5 CEs (free for NAADAC members - join now!).
NDAFW is a health observance week that brings teens together with scientists and other experts to discuss drugs and alcohol use and their effects on the brain, body and behaviors. It gives teens the opportunity to ask questions and for experts to dispel myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, tv, and friends. Find science-based resources and materials for teens here!
A special National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day takes place tomorrow, January 24, 2019. This is a live online event where high school students and NIDA scientists discuss drugs, alcohol, and addiction.
Attend briefings on legislation, national budget, and advocacy issues, and receive training for visits to the Hill on April 10 and attend meetings on Capitol Hill on April 11.
Book your hotel room by March 15, 2019 to get a discounted room rate! NAADAC has arranged for a special discounted room rate of $227/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.
Led by NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy and the National Council for Behavioral Health President and CEO Linda Rosenberg, this World Learning program will give you a unique opportunity to learn about the state of addiction and mental health programs in this developing country, the Balkan region, and Eastern Europe.
Professional visits will focus on topics such as:
Epidemiology of addiction and mental health disorders in Kosovo;
Assessment, intervention and referral, treatment and care options for drug and alcohol use disorders;
Scarcity of service providers and access to treatment;
Role of primary care and community-based services in identification and treatment;
Ongoing quality of life and community rehabilitation programming;
Resources for patients and affected family members;
Treatment for post-war traumatic disorders; and
Roles of international NGOs in developing programs in Kosovo.
The NHSC seeks addiction professionals who want to serve the nation's underserved rural, urban, and tribal communities. The SUD Workforce LPR offers eligible clinicians up to $75,000 in student loan repayment in exchange for a three-year commitment to provide SUD treatment services at NHSC-approved sites.
Approved sites are located across the U.S., in both urban and rural areas. Visit the Health Workforce Connector to see if your current employer is already approved which then makes you eligible to apply for loan repayment.
Application Deadline: February 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm ET
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!