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!
Announcing the 2020 Call for Webinar Presentations
Development of the 2020 NAADAC Webinar Series is underway, and we invite you to collaborate with us! The Webinar Series is wildly successful, with over 200,000 professionals trained so far.
If you are a subject-matter expert on a topic relevant to addiction professionals, we encourage you to complete the online Call for Webinar Presentations for a chance to present on a nationally-broadcasted webinar.
Today's Webinar: Blurred Lines - The Convergence of Gaming and Gambling
Wed, May 8, 2019 @ 3-4:00pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenter Daniel Trolaro, MS, for this free NAADAC webinar which will identify the background and connection between social games, eSports, and internet gambling while addressing the issues and establishing principles of meaningful recovery.
Nominate an Addiction Professional for a 2019 NAADAC Award!
NAADAC is proud to celebrate and honor the individuals and organizations that have achieved excellence in the substance use disorders field over the past year. Awards are given in up to seven categories and will be presented during the NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. Please submit your nominations by May 31st.
The NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference: Navigating the Addiction Profession from September 28 - October 3 in Orlando, FL, features over 60 breakout sessions in ten different subject tracks, including Practice Management, Co-occurring Disorders, Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Skills, Cultural Humility, Process Addictions, Recovery Support, Education/INCASE, Peer Recovery, and Professional Development. Earn up to 43 CEs!
Addiction and Family Law: Maximizing Parenting Access While Protecting Children From Harm, presented by Jennifer Keilin, MSW, LICSW
It's Not Just Semantics: Examining the Language of Addiction Treatment and Recovery, presented by E. Vaughan Gilmore, LCSW, LCDC
In addition to these specific tracks, the conference will feature six days of presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community from September 28 - October 3, 2019, in Orlando, FL.
Are you a student looking for ways to gain recognition in your field and ease your tuition burden?
The William White Student Scholarship was created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that provides research or education to the addiction profession.
National Prevention Week (NPW) is next week from May 12-18, 2019! NPW is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Each year, NPW includes daily themes to focus on major substance use and mental health topics. The 2019 daily themes are:
Monday, May 13: Preventing Prescription and Opioid Drug Misuse
Tuesday, May 14: Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse
Wednesday, May 15: Preventing Illicit Drug Use and Youth Marijuana Use
Thursday, May 16: Preventing Youth Tobacco Use
Friday, May 17: Preventing Suicide
Take part in the movement by visiting samhsa.gov/prevention-weekand start planning your National Prevention Week activities today!
The 2019 Annual Conference Exhibit Hall will be open September 28-30, 2019. Several events will be scheduled in the exhibit hall, including daily continental breakfasts, lunch, refreshment breaks and several networking receptions to increase traffic in the exhibit showcase and to give you ample opportunity to connect with attendees.
Sign up to exhibit, sponsor, or advertise, and gain exclusive access to NAADAC’s prestigious network of addiction-focused professionals. Custom sponsorship opportunities are available!
The conference will feature three intensive days of training sessions with celebrated national trainers such as David Dickinson, MA, Carlo DiClemente, PhD, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, Malcolm Horn, LCSW, MAC, SAP, and K. Michelle Peavy, PhD. Topics include clinical supervision, clinical skills, co-occurring disorders, and practice management.
All scholarship awardees are required to pay for any other fees and all travel and lodging expenses. To apply for a conference scholarship, please submit an applicationby Friday, May 10, 2019. Scholarship awardees will be notified by May 16, 2019.
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!