ONDCP Briefing at the White House

The ONDCP Briefing was held on August the  2 nd  at the White House and there were about 40 professionals and organizations in attendance representing addiction treatment from across the United States. NAADAC's President, Gerard Schmidt, MA, MAC, LPC, CAC, attended on behalf on NAADAC.  Acting Director Baum and his chief of staff, Chip Muir, laid out a comprehensive vision of where they see the ONDCP going. They expressed their committment to seeking input from the addiction... Read More
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NAADAC at the Faces and Voices of Recovery 2017 America Honors Recovery Awards Gala & Dinner

Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NAADAC's Executive Director, represented NAADAC at the 2017 America Honors Recovery Awards Gala & Dinner on July 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The America Honors Recovery is Faces & Voices of Recovery's annual awards gala which celebrates and honors the most influential recovery community leaders and organizations. The event salutes the legacies of three dynamic recovery trailblazers who dedicated their lives to removing barriers for individuals... Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Friday, July 21, 2017 | 0 comments
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NAADAC at the 8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference & 16th National ARS Conference

NAADAC was in attendance at the Association of Recovery in Higher Education 's (ARHE) 8th National Collegiate Recovery Conference in Washington, D.C., on July 11th – July 13th. This year’s conference, which was co-hosted by the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS), provided attendees with an exciting opportunity for professionals to connect, receive continuing education credits and learn about adolescent treatment and recovery support services. NAADAC's Grants... Read More
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NAADAC at the Native American Training Institute

NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, was honored to be a part of the 7th Annual Native American Training Institute (NATI) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from June 26-30, 2017. NAADAC is proud to recognize NATI as an Approved Education Provider. The theme of this year's NATI was "Celebrating Life Through Health and Wellness." Attendees enjoyed informative sessions on topics ranging from gambling addiction the use of meditation to improve work efficiency. Moreno... Read More
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NAADAC in Hawaii

NAADAC has been spending some time in the Hawaiian Islands for back to back trainings this spring. On May 24-25, 2017, NAADAC in HAWAII: Conflict Resolution & Recovery featured NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP for a two-day training on Romancing the Brain: Conflict Resolution & Recovery . The training included discussion regarding how Moreno Tuohy developed and evaluated a multi-component, multi-media tool for use by addiction and other... Read More
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NAADAC at the NASADAD/NPN/NTN/WSN Annual Meeting

NAADAC attended the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD), National Prevention Network (NPN), National Treatment Network (NTN), and Women Services Network (WSN) Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 24-26, 2017. NAADAC's Director of Professional Development, Paula Horvatich, represented NAADAC at the conference. She ran NAADAC's exhibit booth and shared information about NAADAC's mission and services with the conference... Read More
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NAADAC at the 2017 NAATP Conference

NAADAC was represented by its Director of Training, Thomas Durham, at the 39th Annual National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) National Leadership Conference on May 21-23, 2017, in Austin, TX. Conference attendees participated in workshops, networked, and left with a renewed vision and direction. Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Friday, May 26, 2017 | 0 comments
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NAADAC in Hong Kong

NAADAC’s Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, spent a week in Hong King with NAADAC’s Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professionals (APAAP) in training sessions and meetings with host organization Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. The trainings focused on understanding the neurobiology of addiction as well as developing best practices for treating addiction, teaching the public how to understand addiction, and combating the stigma of addiction that seems to persist across the... Read More
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Puerto Rico SAMHSA-NAADAC Workforce Forum at Universidad del Este

On May 3, 2017, the  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , Puerto Rico Administration of Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services ( Administracion de Servicios de Salud y Contra la Adiccion (ASSMCA) ), and NAADAC joined forces to host the Puerto Rico Workforce Forum at the Universidad del Este in Carolina, Puerto Rico.  The goal of the forum was to build awareness and educate college/university and high school students about the benefits... Read More
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Ohio SAMHSA-NAADAC Workforce Forum at Columbus State Community College

On April 24, 2017, the  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , NAADAC, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, and Columbus State Community College joined forces to host the second Ohio SAMHSA-NAADAC Workforce Forum at Columbus State Community College. A forum previously took place on September 6, 2016. The forum aimed to build awareness and educate high school and college/university students about the benefits and opportunities in the... Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 0 comments
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West Virginia SAMHSA-NAADAC Collegiate Workforce Forum at Marshall University

On April 25, 2017, the  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , NAADAC, the West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health & Health Facilities in the Department of Health & Human Resources, and Marshall University joined forces to host the West Virginia Workforce Forum at the Marshall University in Huntington, WV.  The goal of the forum was to build awareness and educate college/university students about the benefits and... Read More
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NAADAC at the 2017 ASAM Conference

NAADAC was represented by its Director of Training, Thomas Durham, at the American Society of Addiction Medicine's 48th Annual Conference on April 6-9, 2017, in New Orleans, LA. The conference featured symposia, workshops, poster presentations, special focus sessions and fun events designed to allow more effective learning and networking. Attendees learned about new tools for diagnosis, treatment, patient care and public policy and explored the newest research and developments shaping... Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Sunday, April 9, 2017 | 0 comments
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43rd Advanced International Winter Symposium: Addictive Disorders, Behavioral Health and Mental Health

NAADAC’s Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, was a keynote speaker at 43rd Annual Advanced International Winter Symposium that took place January 29 – February 1, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Moreno Tuohy joined a distinguished faculty in addressing the issues of treatment, recovery, and research in the addictions, mental health, and behavioral health fields. Moreno Tuohy’s presentation, Rein in Your Brain: From Impulsivity to Thoughtful Living in... Read More
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Massachusetts Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP) Annual Meeting

NAADAC's Director of Training, Thomas Durham, represented NAADAC at the 2017 Massachusetts Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP) Annual Meeting on January 13, 2017. The meeting was well attended by members of NAADAC's Massachusetts affiliate and Durham provided an update on NAADAC's efforts and activities. His presentation was followed by presentation by Kathryn Power, SAMHSA’s Northeast Regional Administrator, and a presentation by Dr. John Rodolico on PTSD and Military Veterans. Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Monday, January 16, 2017 | 0 comments
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Substance Use Disorder Talk at Howard Hughes Medical Institute

On November 17, 2016, NAADAC's Director of Training, Thomas Durham, presented “Overview of Substance Use Disorders” to employees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a research facility in Ashburn, Virginia. The class was comprised of research scientist who work in a state-of-the-art neurobiology research facility in a uniquely innovative, collaborative atmosphere. The facility is an environmental-friendly structure built into a hillside. Durham noted that the group of... Read More
Posted by Kristin Hamilton at Friday, November 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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