Category: District of Columbia

NAADAC at the American Psychological Association's Practice Leadership Conference: Advocacy in Leadership

NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II , CDC III, SAP, represented NAADAC at the American Psychological Association's Practice Leadership Conference: Advocacy in Leadership on March 9-12, 2019, in Washington, D.C.   On March 11, 2019, Moreno Tuohy presented on the NCC AP's Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) national credential, and provided information about the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO) College of Professional... Read More
at Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy Represented NAADAC at the White House

Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NAADAC’s Executive Director, was invited to represent NAADAC at the White House for the “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis” event on October 24, 2018. The event commemorated one year having passed since the White House declared the opioid epidemic to be a public health emergency. During the event, the Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) was... Read More
at Friday, October 26, 2018
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NAADAC at the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

NAADAC's Executive Director, Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, was invited to speak at the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) National Stakeholder Meeting on July 11, 2018. The meeting brought together stakeholders from both public and private sectors to discuss expanding screening, access to treatment, and adoption of evidence-based practices.  After a welcome by Jon Rice, Deputy Director of ONDCP, Office of Policy, Research and Budget (OPRB) and... Read More
at Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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NAADAC at Facing Addiction with NCADD's Employment in Recovery Event on Capitol Hill

On March 14, 2018, Facing Addiction with NCADD and the Recovery Research Institute held an informative briefing on Capitol Hill entitled Employment in Recovery: Challenges & Opportunities . NAADAC Grants Coordinator Ace Crawford attended the briefing, which was hosted by the Congressional Addiction, Treatment & Recovery Caucus. Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and David Joyce (R-OH), as well as Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), spoke to attendees about substance use disorder... Read More
at Monday, March 19, 2018
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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
Posted by David Semanco at Friday, August 4, 2017
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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 David Semanco at Friday, July 21, 2017
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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
at Friday, July 14, 2017
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