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!
The legislation builds on commitments made in FY19 to stem the nation’s addiction crisis and also delivered funds to three new behavioral health programs aimed at enhancing treatment efforts. Substance use prevention funding also received an additional $7 million above 2019 levels.
Contact your Representatives and urge them to continue fighting for these vital programs. The FY20 L-HHS Appropriations bill supports treatment and recovery services for countless Americans battling substance use disorders across the country. Call on your lawmakers to support this important legislation when it comes to the House floor for full consideration.
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.
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!
Gambling Disorder in Addiction Counselors: Risk Factors and Prevalence, presented by Laura Lamb Atchley, PhD, LPC, LADC/MH, ICGC-II
Behavioral Addictions: Substantial Clinical Implications for Recovery, presented by Brian Lengfelder, LCPC, CAADC, MAC, CSAT-S
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.
This full-time position will work in a team environment with NAADAC staff and the NCC AP Commission.
The NCC AP, under the auspices of NAADAC, operates as an independent body for all matters involving NAADAC’s substance use disorders counselor certification and endorsement opportunities at the national and international level.
National Prevention Week (NPW) started on Sunday, May 12 and goes until Saturday, May 18, 2019! NPW is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental health and/or substance use disorders.
Don't forget to join the NPW movement on social media by sharing, in one word, what best describes a #PreventionChampion by May 31, 2019. SAMHSA will add your post to the NPW Prevention Challenge digital mosaic and may feature it in a future NPW video!
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.
The 2019 Nebraska Trainingwill take place on June 28, 2019, at Bellevue University - Lozier Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Hosted by NAADAC and NAADAC Nebraska, the one-day training will feature Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP and John McAndrew presenting Music and Romancing the Brain. Moreno Tuohy and McAndrew will be joined by special guest Sheri Dawson, RN, BS, from the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health.
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!