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!
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Ethically, addiction counselors and allied service providers have an obligation to protect their clients, their communities, and their career through the provision of ethical services. This section of the three-part webinar series will define key terms used when discussing ethics, define guiding values that are foundational to ethical practice, and discuss informed consent, confidentiality, and privileged communication.
Earn your CEs on your schedule, at home or in the office, wherever you have a computer, tablet, or phone!
Do you want to present at the NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference? NAADAC members and non-members are invited to submit a presentation proposal by Tuesday, January 15, 2019 for a 1.5 hour breakout session pertaining to current and relevant information on one of these nine topics:
Practice Management & Technology
NAADAC encourages young investigators, researchers, and addiction and co-occurring professionals from diverse organizations and disciplines to submit.
Upcoming Webinar: Implementing SBIRT in Rural Clinics: A How-to Guide
Wed, January 9, 2018 @ 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET (2 CT/1 MT/12 PT)
Join presenter Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, MAC, for this free NAADAC webinar, which will discuss how substance use counselors can partner with healthcare providers in rural settings to implement cost-effective screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) practices that help identify and get patients the services they need.
This full time position will work in a team environment with NAADAC staff, NAADAC leadership, the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Advisory Committee, and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation.
The MFP is a fellowship program for students working toward a Master’s degree in the addiction field and committed to working with underserved populations. The MFP Manager will be responsible for serving as the main contact between NAADAC and the NBCC Foundation and overseeing the performance of all services and production deliverables by NAADAC.
This program is made possible by a grant awarded to the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The program will administer up to 40 Master’s degree-level counseling fellowships of $15,000 for addictions counseling students, plus the travel expenses to participate in other program-related trainings.
NAADAC invites you to exhibit at its 2019 Annual Conference at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL. Showcase your institution, product, or organization in front of industry thought leaders and over 1,000 addiction professionals from Sept. 28-30, 2019.
Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis with limited booth space offered. Our exhibit hall will sell out – don’t miss out! Sign up for your booth today!
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.
Start the Year Off Right - Become a NAADAC Organizational Member
Demonstrate your organization's commitment to quality standards and leadership in the field of addiction treatment by joining NAADAC as an Organizational Member.
NAADAC Organizational Membership is open to organizations, corporations and agencies interested in supporting the addiction profession and increasing the visibility of your organization. Membership is $500 and good for two years.
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!
On behalf of all of the staff and participants in our program, who are finding brand new life through a relationship with our Savior, we hope you have a truly blessed and fulfilling New Year. Today begins Mission Teens' 50th year in service and we are believing that eWthe best is yet to come.
Here is the January edition of our monthly newsletter. To find out more about our ministry, or to support our effort to reach the lost, visit us online atmissionteens.comand follow along attwitter.com/missionteens
This new year, let's focus on gratitude, for the things we have, and the experiences in life that have molded us to become who we are. We are human. We make mistakes. But we are good enough and we need to start believing it.
Clearbrook Treatment Centers,part of the Banyan Family Network, filmed a segment last night in Laurel Run, PA about the town’s increase in ov erdoses during the holiday season. Clearbrook Treatment Center’s Director of Operations, Michael Arcangeletti, discussed efforts to help people by working with law enforcement and crisis centers after they overdosed. Click here to watch.
Banyan Massachusetts’ Executive Director Matt Ganem quoted in the New York Times: How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose? Click here to read the article.
Brandon Novak, recovery speaker and television star, along with Matt Ganem, Executive Director of Banyan Massachusetts made a surprise visit on December 27th at Banyan Chicago. They shared their personal stories and journey to recovery in a group session with the patients. During this time of year, Brandon Novak said he’s excited to spend time with the patients during the hardest time to be away in treatment and that they aren’t alone. It was a great visit and Banyan Chicago is grateful to our recovery champions spreading the message of hope and healing.
[Pictured in the photo is Banyan Chicago staff from left to right: Heidi Wagner, APN, Kent Wohlrabe, Therapist, Jessica Alvarez, Intake Supervisor, Dr. David Tews, Executive Director, Vanessa Whitnell, Therapist & QA, Taylor Klutke, Clinical Director, Matt Ganem, Brandon Novak, Brad Gerke, Director of Operations.]