NHADACA is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing addiction professions in NH. Through education and advocacy, we strive to enhance the knowledge and skills of addiction professionals, increase awareness of addiction issues in NH, and promote programs and policies that ensure access to high quality services for NH citizens struggling with addiction.

NHADACA, formed in 1986, has grown to be the leading provider of continuing education for addiction professionals in NH. In addition, NHADACA has forged strong relationships with policy makers and stakeholders throughout the state in order to ensure that they have access to accurate, timely information about addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery. This website is designed to be another avenue for ensuring the availability of information for consumers, professionals, and the general public. Take a look around, feel free to contact us with questions, and please check back often for updated information.

NHADACA is a 501c3 organization. We host essential trainings for  for licensure and credentialing in NH, with 60-80 professional development events per year, including multi-day conferences, symposia, forums, live-stream online events and on demand webinars. We are proud to keep our trainings affordable and we offer scholarships for those in need.

NHADACA board meetings are open to the public. Please contact traininginstitute@nhadaca.org if you would like more information regarding meetings.


Vision:  Learn, grow, serve – supporting recovery through a qualified and educated workforce.

Mission:  NHADACA’s mission is to provide quality education, workforce development, advocacy, ethical standards and leadership for addiction professionals.  We empower efforts in prevention, treatment and recovery.

NHADACA is collecting donations in conjunction with
Home Instead Senior Care for the Santa for Seniors program.

Donations are welcome through December 10, 2018. They can be dropped off Monday-Friday at the NHADACA office (130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH) or at the NHADACA Annual Meeting on November 16, 2018 (Manchester Country Club, 180 South River Road, Bedford, NH).
Suggested items include:
neck wraps
gift baskets
nonperishable food items

Donations will be distributed to:
Community Action Program in Concord, NH
Liberty House for Veterans in Manchester, NH
NH Veterans Home in Tilton, NH

Each year Home Instead Senior Care offices spread holiday cheer to lonely or financially-challenged seniors through the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Area businesses and community members, along with agencies that serve older adults, collaborate to ensure that isolated seniors receive gifts and holiday cheer.  Last year was one of their best years, collecting over 300 gifts for seniors in need! For more information on the Be a Santa to a Senior program, visit BeASantaToASenior.com.