Thomas P. Gorham, LMFT, CADC II

Southwest Regional Vice President

Represents: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah

Thomas P. Gorham, LMFT, CADC II, has been a member of NAADAC since 2001. He has participated as both a speaker and attendee at the Advocacy in Action Conferences and NAADAC Annual Conferences over the past several years. Gorham was a founding member of Addiction Professional Association of California (APAC), NAADAC’s California affiliate, and continues to serve as its President.

Gorham has a rich personal history of homelessness and incarceration that allows him to clearly see the needs of specialized populations. Before becoming the Program Director of Options Recovery, a large non-profit treatment facility, he was the Clinical Director, which qualifies him both in the business and treatment aspects of the substance use disorder field.

Gorham believe NAADAC needs to continue to lead the way in the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. He believes that NAADAC needs to support, expand, and train the addiction workforce to meet the demands of the “Affordable Care Act.”


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