NAADAC & Orion Health Present: 2016 Annual Nebraska Behavioral Health Conference, May 31 – June 2

For Immediate Release

ARLINGTON, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and Orion Health, in partnership with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH), are proud to announce the 2016 Annual Nebraska Behavioral Health Conference: Success, Resiliency, and Recovery, to be held at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, NE May 31 – June 2.

This annual statewide behavioral health conference will provide a multi-disciplinary approach to education and engagement and give participants an opportunity to grow Nebraska’s systems care. Attendees will include behavioral health professionals, consumers of behavioral health services, employees of state behavioral health-related agencies, medical and legal professionals, educators, and federal, state, tribal, territorial, and local policymakers, administrators, planners, leaders, and advocates. Participants will receive critical new tools for success, resiliency, and recovery and be able to earn up to 16 Continuing Education (CE) credits.

The conference will examine the evolving landscape by turning to those with first-hand experience redefining the healthcare field, including such national and regional thought leaders as Shelia Raye Charles; Dr. Darryl Inaba, Pharm.D., CADAC III; Dr. Thomas Durham, Ph.D., LADC; Dr. Diane Sevening, Ed.D., LAC, CDC III; Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP;, and trainers from the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC). Potential regional trainers and speakers include Jeanette Mangione-Elbert; Lisa Casullo, Psy.D., CPSWS; Paulissa Edna Kipp, CPSWS; Dr. Kimberly Strong, Ph.D.; Marlene Sorenson; and Roxann Hamilton, M.Ed. The conference will also feature an exhibit hall, special events, and a Serenity Room, with arts & crafts, meditation, and onsite peer support.

There is a registration fee of $55.00. To register and to learn more, please visit

The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel is located at 333 S. 13th Street, Lincoln, NE. Attendees may reserve hotel rooms at a discounted price of $96/per night by referencing the conference when making reservations. Businesses and organizations are invited to participate in this special conference as an exhibitor. Do not miss this incredible opportunity to reach this uniquely wide behavioral health audience.

Questions on the conference and exhibitions may be directed to HeidiAnne Werner, NAADAC Director of Operations & Finance at or 703.741.7686 x101. Additional and updated information may be found at


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Kristin Hamilton
703.741.7686 x 131

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused healthcare professionals in the United States, Canada, and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support, and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members, and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

Posted by Jessica Gleason at 7:51 AM
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