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NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017

For Immediate Release ALEXANDRIA, VA – NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals is proud to announce the the opening of the 2nd cohort of the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC) for master’s level students in the last year of a graduate program with an addiction/substance use disorder program or track. At least 36 students who commit to working with the needs of transition age youth and/or racial and ethnic minorities post-graduation... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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Nominations for NAADAC Executive Leadership Team Now Open - Due Jan 31st

For Immediate Release ALEXANDRIA, VA – Make a difference by nominating a passionate, skilled, and dedicated addiction professional for the NAADAC Executive Leadership team! Nominations are now open for the following Executive Committee and Regional Vice-President positions: President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice-President, Mid-South Regional Vice President, Northeast Regional Vice-President, and Northwest Regional Vice-President. Nominations are due by 5:00... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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NCC AP Announces NCAC I & NCAC II Grandfather Credential Offer for a Limited Time

The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP), a department of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is proud to announce an opportunity for all currently state credentialed/licensed addiction professionals to receive, either the National Certified Addiction Counselor Level I (NCAC I) or the National Certified Addiction Counselor Level II national credential, based on their already demonstrated competence, skill, training, and experience. No testing... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Sunday, November 1, 2015
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NCC AP Announces NCAC I & NCAC II Grandfather Credential Offer for a Limited Time

For Immediate Release December 1, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) , a department of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is proud to announce an opportunity for all currently state credentialed/licensed addiction professionals to receive the Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) national credential, based on their already demonstrated competence, skill, training, and experience. No testing necessary! ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Sunday, November 1, 2015
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NAADAC Webinar Series Approved for NASW Continuing Education (CE) Credits

For Immediate Release September 7, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is excited to announce that the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has approved NAADAC's popular Webinar Series for NASW continuing education (CE) credits. The NAADAC Webinar Series provides over 75 hours of free addiction-related seminars, available to watch 24 hours a day, seven days a week on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.  CE credits are... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, September 7, 2015
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NAADAC and SAM Announce New Strategic Partnership

For Immediate Release August 25, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and SAM, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, today announced a new strategic partnership to share resources and team up to help educate on the issue of marijuana. SAM, an alliance of organizations and individuals dedicated to a health-first approach to marijuana policy, is a national group co-founded by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Kevin Sabet, PhD, a former policy... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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NAADAC Endorses New Professional Liability Insurance Program by American Professional Agency, Inc.

For Immediate Release June 15, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is proud to endorse American Professional Agency, Inc. (APA, Inc.) as its exclusive provider to administer a professional liability program for addiction counselors who are NAADAC members. The latest in a suite of products developed specifically for mental health professionals, this program provides coverage that is tailored to the unique exposures faced by addiction counselors.... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, June 15, 2015
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New NAADAC Member Benefit: Free 6-Month Psychology Today Directory Listing

For Media Release May 20, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is excited to announce it has partnered with Psychology Today to offer NAADAC members a FREE first-time listing in Psychology Today's Therapy Directory for six months ($180 value) ! Psychology Today's Therapy Directory is the #1 source of online referrals for therapists. Gain credibility, create a professional online presence, get and track new clients. This exclusive new... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, May 22, 2015
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NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program Application Deadline Extended to May 31st

For Immediate Release 04/28/2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The The application period for the 2015-2016 NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC) has been extended to May 31, 2015 . Eligible master’s level addiction/substance use disorder counseling students now have until May 31, 2015 to submit their NMFP-AC applications and supporting documentation to apply for a tuition stipend of up to $20,000 and NAADAC-provided training, education, and professional... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Take Action: Support the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015 on April 29th

For Media Release April 27, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals is joining together with Faces & Voices of Recovery, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), Young People in Recovery, and others for a mass "Call-In" Day on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 and needs your help in contacting your Senator(s) and/or Representatives! The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015 is the most expansive federal, bipartisan... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, April 27, 2015
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NAADAC Applauds Unanimous Confirmation of Michael Botticelli

For Media Release February 10, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, congratulates Michael Botticelli and comments the U.S. Senate for their unanimous vote on June 9, 2015 to confirm him as the permanent Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). “Michael Botticelli has a clear understanding of the drug crisis we face as a nation. He has demonstrated the strength of leadership needed to effectively to lead our national... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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New William L. White Student Scholarship Award Announced

For Immediate Release January 15, 2015 ARLINGTON, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is proud to announce the first annual William L. White Student Scholarship Award. This new scholarship was created to promote student addiction research and develop the importance of student research projects. The William L. White Student Scholarship Award will be given to one undergraduate student and one graduate student based on an application, academic transcript, three letters... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, January 15, 2015
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NAADAC’s New President Kirk Bowden Discusses Key Priorities

For Immediate Release December 17, 2014   ALEXANDRIA, VA – At the close of NAADAC’s Annual Conference & 40th Anniversary Celebration in late September, Kirk Bowden, Ph.D. was handed the reins of the NAADAC Presidency. Bowden brings to NAADAC a wealth of experience not only in addictions counseling, but also in the hot topics of addictions education, credentialing, and licensing.   Bowden is an Approved Clinical Supervisor and is certified as a Licensed... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, December 18, 2014
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NAADAC Announces New Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors

For Immediate Release 11/25/2014 A LEXANDRIA, VA – NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals is proud and honored to announce that it has been awarded the Now is the Time: Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors (NITT-MFP-AC) Master’s Level Grant by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) in the amount of $800,000 per year for four years, for a total of $3.2M.   The ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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NAADAC Co-Hosts National Recovery Month Kickoff Luncheon - Watch Live Webcast on Sept. 4th!

For Media Release   ALEXANDRIA, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals , Young People in Recovery (YPR) , and the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS) , along with the official Recovery Month partner, the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) , invite you to watch a LIVE webcast from Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET) for the 25th Anniversary Recovery Month Luncheon and video trilogy launch,... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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NAADAC Strongly Supports Nomination of Michael Botticelli to Permanent Drug Czar

For Media Release August 29, 2014 ALEXANDRIA, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals , strongly supports the nomination of Michael Botticelli by President Obama to serve as the permanent Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) . “Mr. Botticelli is an excellent choice to fulfill the office of Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy due to his dedicated and effective work supporting Americans with substance use disorders... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, August 29, 2014
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Sales Strong for NAADAC Conference

Two-Thirds of Exhibit Spaces Sold Two Months Before October ConferenceContact: Donovan Kuehndkuehn@naadac.orgWith two months to go before the NAADAC conference, exhibit spaces are selling quickly with over two-thirds of the spots sold.Here is a list of the groups you can look forward to seeing at the NAADAC Conference:Alere ToxicologyAlkermesAmerican Screening CorporationAmerican Society of Addiction MedicineAthens Area Commencement CenterCaron Treatment CentersCasa PalmeraCelerityCentral... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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NAADAC Opposes California Bill SB 570

For Media Release August 1, 2014 Alexandria, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, issued the following statement regarding SB 570, the Advanced Alcohol and Drug Licensing Act currently being considered by the California Legislature: The Honorable Mike Gatto Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee State Capitol Sacramento, California 95814   Re: Opposition to SB 570 (DeSaulnier) as amended July 2, 2014   NAADAC, the Association for Addiction... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, August 1, 2014
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NAADAC Announces New Recovery to Practice Certificate Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2014 NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is excited to announce a new Recovery to Practice Certificate Program. As part of the federal government’s efforts to promote recovery for all Americans affected by mental illness and/or addiction, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) announced its Recovery to Practice (RTP) Initiative in 2009 to hasten awareness, acceptance, and adoption of recovery-based practices... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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New Gambling Track Announced at NAADAC’s 2014 Annual Conference & 40th Anniversary Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2014 NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals , and the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling are pleased to announce a two-day Gambling Track from September 30 - October 1st at this year's 2014 Annual Conference & 40th Anniversary Celebration in Seattle, WA! Earn up to 14 Continuing Education (CE) hours for the Gambling Track alone or over 40 CEs for the whole conference!   You may already be seeing problem gamblers in your... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Conference Partnerships Provide You With the Best Education

NAADAC 2013 Conference While NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is the largest national partner organization at the NAADAC Annual Meeting, did you realize that other national and local organizations are working with NAADAC on the conference? NAADAC has aligned with government partners: the Division of Addictive Diseases, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); and the... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, June 23, 2014
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Voting Open for 2014 NAADAC Elections

Voting Open for 2014 NAADAC Elections  Press Contact: Jessica Gleason                           jgleason@naadac.org NAADAC Members - Let Your Voice Be Heard! Every two years, NAADAC members have the opportunity to select officers who will determine the direction of the Association. This year, 11 well-qualified addiction-focused professionals have put their... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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Exciting New Changes to Addiction Professional Business Learning Collaborative

Exciting New Changes to Addiction Professional Business Learning Collaborative NAADAC and Via Positiva are excited to announce a new timeline and features for the Addiction Professional Business Learning Collaborative (APBLC) . While we have received immense interest in the APBLC and an overwhelmingly positive response from providers and other stakeholders, we have also heard concerns understandable in the current environment. You spoke and we listened. In response to your requests... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, April 10, 2014
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NAADAC Webinars Approved for CEs in Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica Gleason                 jgleason@naadac.org                 800.548.0497 x130 March 25, 2014 ­   Announcing: NAADAC Webinars Approved for CEs in Illinois   The Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) is the latest organization to... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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NCC AP One-Time Test Acceptance Offer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           March 20, 2014   Contact:... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, March 20, 2014
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NAADAC Announces its 27th Annual Advocacy in Action Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           February 28, 2014   Contact:... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, February 28, 2014
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NAADAC and Via Positiva Launch the Addiction Professional Business Learning Collaborative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2014 Contact: Jessica Gleason 800.548.0497 x130 jgleason@naadac.org NAADAC and Via Positiva Launch Business Learning Collaborative to Strengthen and Position Addiction-Focused Organizations for Sustainability and Growth NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, in collaboration with Via Positiva, an addiction and mental health consulting and training company, today unveiled a new capacity building training program to elevate and focus... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, February 20, 2014
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NAADAC and Via Positiva Launch the Addiction Professional Business Learning Collaborative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2014 Contact: Jessica Gleason 800.548.0497 x130 jgleason@naadac.org NAADAC and Via Positiva Launch Business Learning Collaborative to Strengthen and Position Addiction-Focused Organizations for Sustainability and Growth NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, in collaboration with Via Positiva, an addiction and mental health consulting and training company, today unveiled a new capacity building training program to elevate and focus... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, February 20, 2014
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Call for 2014 Nominations for NAADAC Executive Leadership positions - Deadline: Feb. 17, 2014

Let NAADAC hear your voice! Nominations are open! Make a difference by nominating a passionate, skilled and dedicated addiction professional for a NAADAC Executive Leadership position. Please note: Only current NAADAC members may submit nominations. New Extended Deadline:  February 17, 2014 @ 5:00pm EST  Procedure STEP 1: Download Nomination Form STEP 2: Return completed form to NAADAC by: Email: cynthia@naadac.org Fax: 800-377-1136 or 703-741-7698 ... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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Join or renew* your expired NAADAC membership in December and receive $20 off!

Join or renew* your expired NAADAC membership and receive $20 off! Offer valid only December 1 - 31, 2013 Enter/Mention Discount Code: NEWDEC13 NAADAC is here for you -- As a NAADAC member, you not only reap personal and professional benefits, you strengthen the entire addiction profession and become a powerful advocate for your clients. There is strength in numbers and your support multiplies NAADAC's ability to shape public policy, provide education, and offer services to... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Sunday, December 8, 2013
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The Affordable Care Act: Health Insurance Marketplace Update

 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a one-week extension for consumers to enroll in coverage through the health insurance exchanges that will be effective January 1, 2014. Now, consumers will have until Dec. 23 to enroll in coverage with a Jan. 1 start date. Applications filed after Dec. 23 will become effective on the 1st of the following month. https://www.healthcare.gov/ Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, December 6, 2013
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The Affordable Care Act: Health Insurance Marketplace

The Affordable Care Act: Health Insurance Marketplace   Providing Better Coverage for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Open Enrollment: Oct 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014  Making sure that individuals with mental health and substance use needs have access to health insurance coverage is a critical priority for NAADAC and for the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Affordable Care Act offers a major opportunity for... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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NAADAC Endorses Positive Change in Federal Approach to Drug Sentencing

Association President: “We stand ready to develop more pathways to recovery.” Contact: Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org A fundamental change in national drug policy has been endorsed by the nation’s leading organization for addiction treatment professionals. The leadership of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, supports the policy initiatives outlined by Attorney General Eric Holder on August 12, 2013. In his remarks, the Attorney General... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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NAADAC Releases Its 2013 Conference Schedule

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org 703.741.7686 Two pre-conference sessions, five plenary sessions, 54 workshops and three post-conference seminars will be presented during the NAADAC 2013 conference in Atlanta from October 11 to 15, 2013. The Conference will provide a well-balanced educational experience focusing on the needs of addiction-focused professionals. Innovative sessions and cutting edge presenters will provide education you need to get ahead in your job and provide the hours you... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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NAADAC Announces 2013 Annual Conference Plenary Speakers

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org 703.741.7686 Most of us can't imagine waking up in the morning and being too afraid to open our mouth to say "good morning." But according to Jerry Moe, for over eleven million kids living in addicted families in the United States, this is a daily reality. Most silently obey the cardinal rule of the addicted family: “don’t talk.” Moe headlines a group of internationally renowned speakers who will address the NAADAC... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, May 17, 2013
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Putting Addiction, Health Reform and Workforce Issues on the Agenda

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org The leading addiction-focused organizations in the nation are speaking out, and Congress is taking notice. From April 16 to 17, 2013, the State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS) , Treatment Communities of America (TCA) and NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals , will host the Addiction Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. The Summit will address the issues of healthcare reform, workforce development and access to quality... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, March 25, 2013
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Certification Commission Announces New Fees and New Name

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) announced that the certification costs for national credentials have increased in 2013. The fees for Nationally Certified Addictions Counselors, Level I and II, Masters Addiction Counselors and Nicotine Dependence Specialists have all increased by $25 for NAADAC members and non-members. The Adolescent Specialty Endorsement has also increased by $25. This adjustment is the first... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, March 15, 2013
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NAADAC, NCC AP and IC&RC Lead Addiction Profession Through Collaborative Activities

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org 703.741.7686 Kay Glass kay@internationalcredentialing.org 717.540.4457 WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The future of the profession is at stake, and the nation’s leading addiction organizations are working to preserve it. Due to the rapid changes expected in the addiction profession through the Affordable Care Act and parity, three leading organizations in the field – NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, the National... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, February 28, 2013
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New Initiative Helps Service Providers Prepare for Health Reform Implementation

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org 703.741.7686 Now that healthcare reform is really on the books, behavioral healthcare providers are getting bombarded with advice on how to prepare for it. To help clear through information clutter, SAMHSA has funded BHbusiness: Mastering Essential Business Operations. Offered at no cost to participants, BHbusiness pools the collective wisdom of leading behavioral healthcare educators: SAAS, NIATx, the National Council and Advocates for Human... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, January 18, 2013
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Improving the Addiction Profession

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org With the advent of health reform and the impact it will have on the addiction workforce, Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, NCAC II, CCDC II, SAP, outlined the NAADAC perspective on inititiatives that would improve the long-term health of the addiction profession and ultimately improve patient outcomes. Behavioral Workforce Capacity Increasing--as well as maintaining--the workforce is critical and new initiatives need to be employed in... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Sunday, January 13, 2013
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NAADAC President Speaks Out on Newtown Tragedy

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org NAADAC President Robert Richards released the following statement on behalf of NAADAC in response to the Newtown mass killing. Dear Mr. President, Mr. Speaker and Members of Congress: As the President of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals and Executive Director of Willamette Family Inc., (a large nonprofit behavioral health care agency in Eugene, Oregon), I feel compelled to write this letter to speak to the issues of addiction... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, January 7, 2013
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Diversity Program Provides New Opportunities

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org Expanding opportunities for a diverse workforce has taken a step forward as the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation announced support for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program. This program, made possible by a grant awarded to NBCC by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will administer two dozen counseling fellowships, as well as training and collaboration activities that will be open to all... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, December 17, 2012
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Seeking Young People in Recovery

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) , of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), plans to host a meeting in the Spring of 2013,  joining together a diverse group of young people (18-25 years old) in long-term recovery from substance abuse. Help find a group of ambitious young people in recovery to join together and collaborate on ideas for outreach campaigns and best-practices for educating American youth on substance abuse and recovery in... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, December 6, 2012
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New NAADAC Leadership Takes Over Nation's Largest Addiction-focused Professional Association

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org   ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The nation's largest association focused on the professional development, ethics and education of addiction-related professionals has a new leadership team, including the new President, Robert C. Richards, MA, CADC III, NCAC II, from Eugene, OR. Richards serves as Director two treatment facilities in Eugene Oregon, a 22 bed residential detoxification facility and a 26 bed long term residential facility for men.  During... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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September 20 Celebrates Addiction Professionals

Donovan Kuehn 703.741.7686, ext. 125 dkuehn@naadac.org Addiction-focused professionals are often an unheralded part of the health system, but for at least one day a year, that changes. National Addiction Professionals Day, an initiative started by NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, will be celebrated on September 20, 2012, coinciding with National Recovery Month. NAADAC represents the professional interests of more than 75,000 addiction counselors, educators and... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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NAADAC Kicks Off 2012 Recovery Month

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Going from shooting free throws to shooting heroin, Chris Herren knows all about addiction. His inspiring story of recovery will be featured at this year's Recovery Month kickoff luncheon, hosted by NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals. Recovery Month, held every September, spreads the positive message that prevention, treatment and recovery for mental and substance use disorders is available and that recovery in... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Friday, August 31, 2012
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Sessions Aim to Bridge the Medical Model, Counseling and Hawaiian Traditional Healing

NAADAC and four local partners are bringing an unprecedented educational session to Hawaii. The twin conferences, Balancing the Entanglement - Pain, Co-Occurring Disorders and Prescription Drugs , will bring a two-day conference program to Maui and Oahu in October. NAADAC, which represents the professional interests of more than 75,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad, will join with the Coalition... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Monday, August 27, 2012
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NAADAC Award Winners Stand out for Their Accomplishments

Donovan Kuehn 703.741.7686, ext. 125 dkuehn@naadac.org A pioneer in developing Massachusetts’ recovery high schools, an advocate who works with the young and disenfranchised and a major league baseball player who has re-shaped a tradition of the game are among those being honored at the NAADAC annual conference. See Josh Hamilton's message to NAADAC. NAADAC has recognized the best practices of addiction professionals since 1979, when it established the Alcoholism and... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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NAADAC Awards 60 Scholarships to Annual Conference

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org   ALEXANDRIA, Va. - NAADAC has awarded 60 scholarships for its 2012 national conference, Leading the Way, in Indianapolis. Professionals from 24 states received support, totaling over $25,000. The conference, the first hosted by NAADAC since 2009, offers a unique educational experience for addiction focused-professionals and provides up to 30 continuing education credits. Along with its 14 partners, NAADAC is please to be able to provide... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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NAADAC Speaks out in Favor of Tamper-Resistant Technologies in Addictive Painkillers

Donovan Kuehn dkuehn@naadac.org 703.741.7686 NAADAC is united with federal lawmakers who hope to make it harder for people to abuse addictive painkillers. NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals , joined with Congressional Representatives Bill Keating (D – Mass.), Mary Bono Mack (R – Calif.) and Nick Rahall II (D - W.V.), General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and Michael Barnes, Executive Director of the... Read More
Posted by Jessica Gleason at Thursday, July 19, 2012
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