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!
NAADAC is looking for addiction professionals who are interested in mentoring these Master’s level addiction counselor students. Mentors provide a monthly check-in call or email to encourage, answer questions, and provide guidance as the fellow completes his or her schooling and internship.
If you are interested in being a mentor, please contact Jennifer Velotta at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-741-7686 ext. 107 by June 21, 2019.
The Nomination Period for the 2019 NAADAC Award Period Has Been Extended!
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.
Nominate a deserving addiction professional or organization bySunday, June 30th!
Upcoming Webinar: Healing Addiction and Shame Through Self-Compassion
Wed, June 26, 2019 @ 3-5:00pm ET(2CT/1MT/12PT)
Join presenter Sarah Buino, LCSW, CADC, CDWF, for this free NAADAC webinar which will discuss components and functions of shame and self-compassion from a scientific and philosophical framework and provide resources for specific tools for utilizing self-compassion in the therapy room.
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.
One Month Left to Submit a 2020 Webinar Presentation Proposal
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.
These opportunities are limited, but include custom sponsorship packages for our daily continental breakfasts, conference luncheon, the opening and closing receptions, and afternoon refreshment breaks. All of these events will take place in the Exhibit Hall and will provide companies with exclusive opportunities to link with other addiction-focused health care professionals and, more importantly, with decision makers in the addiction community. Annual Conference sponsors also receive an array of unique benefits and promotional opportunities.
Research tells us that members of the LGBTQ+ community are at greater risk for substance use and mental health issues than the rest of the population. In honor of Pride Month, NAADAC welcomes you to learn more about treating and supporting those suffering from substance use disorders within the LGBTQ+ community with the below resources.
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 musician 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!