New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

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We offer over 75 professional development events annually and host a library of over 35 on-demand webinars. Our Professional Development Calendar also includes local events hosted by other entities that may be of interest to substance use and other healthcare professionals in NH.

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We advocate for sound public policies related to issues that impact the substance use workforce as well as those experiencing addiction.

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We advertise employment resources and NH job opportunities for substance use treatment, prevention, and recovery professionals.

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We guide healthcare professionals to resources for professional development, scholarships, credentialing and other substance use related information.

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Year: 2020

1January, 2020
Jan 09 Understanding ASAM Criteria for Non-Clinicians
Jan 09 Addressing Issues of Stigma and Discrimination around Substance use Disorder
Jan 10 Medication Assisted Treatment for Persons with Opioid Use Disorder 201: Treatment Protocols
Jan 14 CRSW Administrative Rules Overview
Jan 14 LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview
Jan 16 Neurobiology of Addiction
Jan 17 Advocacy 101: How to Advocate in NH
Jan 17 Motivational Interviewing Advancing the Practice
Jan 22 Expressive Tools for Clinical Practice
Jan 28 Supervising Peer Recovery Support Workers
Jan 29 Cultural Considerations for Increasing Positive Outcomes for LGBTQ Individuals Across The Substance Use Disorder Continuum
Jan 30 Recovery Coach Academy
Feb 04 Connect Suicide Prevention for Behavioral Health Clinicians
Feb 08 Compassionate Care for Infants and Families Affected by Perinatal Substance Exposure
Feb 12 Understanding Substance Use Disorder
Feb 14 HIV Trends & Treatment
Feb 18 Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Working with Complex Trauma
Feb 19 Who Am I? Fostering Identity Development and Resilience in Youth
Feb 28 Sex Offenders and the Opioid Epidemic
Mar 05 Harm Reduction
Mar 06 The Connect Program: Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk in those Impacted by Substance Use Disorder
Mar 12 Connect Suicide Prevention Program: Helping Veterans and Family Members at Risk of Suicide
Mar 14 Ethics & Clinical Practice: A Review for Clinicians
Mar 17 Cancelled: Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (SAPST) – 4 Day Training
Mar 19 Virtual: Confidentiality & Ethical Practice: Issues for Substance Use, Mental Health and Other Healthcare Providers (42 CFR Part 2)
Mar 24 Virtual: Stages of Change (Trans-Theoretical Model)
Mar 25 Virtual: De-escalation & Engagement Strategies: A Trauma Informed Approach
Mar 26 Cancelled: Ethics for Peer Recovery Supports
Mar 28 Cancelled: Medication Assisted Treatment and Drug Treatment Courts
Mar 30 Virtual: Mechanics of Addiction Counseling: Evaluation and Treatment Planning
Mar 30 Virtual: The Seven Challenges: An Overview for Student Assistance Professionals & Adolescent Treatment Providers
Apr 01 Cancelled: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Apr 02 Cancelled: Workforce Resilience: Promoting Clinician Well-Being
Apr 03 Cancelled: Improving Outcomes by Recognizing & Responding to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) in Individuals in Treatment
Apr 06 Virtual: Motivational Interviewing Basic: Spirit and Power of Motivational Interviewing to Guide Change
Apr 07 Virtual: Transition Age Youth
Apr 09 Virtual: Ethics is Practice: Identification of Critical Ethical Challenges and a Framework for Decision Making
Apr 10 Cancelled: The Twelve Core Functions of The Substance Use Counselor
Apr 13 Cancelled: Serving as a Wounded Healer Through the Opioid Epidemic
Apr 14 Cancelled: Recognizing & Accommodating Brain Injury in Your Practice
Apr 17 Cancelled: Opioid Addiction & Treatment: Understanding the Disorder, Treatment and Protocol
Apr 17 Cancelled: Conflict Resolution: Learning to Help Clients Manage in Life and Resolve Stress
Apr 18 Cancelled: Reentry and Recidivism
Apr 20 Virtual: Change Management to Promote Effective Prevention Outcomes
Apr 21 Virtual: Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains
Apr 22 Virtual: Rules of Engagement When Working With Adolescents
Apr 23 Cancelled: Coming Into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders
Apr 24 Cancelled: Polydrug Use: The Quest for the Ultimate Experience
Apr 27 Virtual: Mechanics of Addiction Counseling: Individualized Treatment Planning
May 05 Cancelled: Recovery Coach Academy
May 08 Cancelled: Game Plan: A Clinician's Guide to Helping Men Achieve Emotional Fitness
May 12 Virtual: Advanced Ethics for Prevention Professionals
May 14 Cancelled: Advanced Work with Justice Involved Women
May 15 Virtual: HIV Update for Substance Use Professionals
May 18 Cancelled: Understanding & Responding to People Who Perpetrate Domestic Violence: A Curriculum for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers
May 19 Virtual: Supervising Peer Recovery Support Workers
May 20 Cancelled: Post-traumatic Growth of Co-Occurring Disorders
May 21 Virtual: Advanced Ethics
May 22 Cancelled: The Invisible Veteran: Women in our Military
May 26 Virtual: Improving Opioid Treatment Outcomes Through Provider Resilience
May 27 Cancelled: What are THEY Doing? Understanding How the Division for Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Providers Can Work Together for Improved Outcomes
May 28 Cancelled: Alcohol Use Disorder in the Shadows: "Rethinking Drinking"
Jun 04 Cancelled: Brain Injury and Overdose: Evidence-Based Care & Case Management
Jun 05 Virtual: Understanding the Intersection of Substance Use Disorder and Dental Hygiene
Jun 08 Virtual: Effective Client and Family Engagement: Working with Resistive Clients
Jun 09 Cancelled: Psychopharmacology: What Substance Abuse Counselors Should Know
Jun 09 Virtual: Coming Into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of Substance Use Disorders
Jun 15 Virtual: Connect Suicide Postvention: Reducing Risk and Promoting Healing After a Death by Suicide
Jun 16 Virtual: Serving as a Wounded Healer Through the Opioid Epidemic
Jun 19 Virtual: The Twelve Core Functions - An Overview
Jun 23 Cancelled: Strategies to Address the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis and Homelessness
Jun 23 Virtual: Suicide Prevention
Jun 24 Cancelled: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Addiction and Recovery
Jun 24 Virtual: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Addiction, Recovery and Employment
Jun 25 Virtual: Understanding the Intersection of the NH Foster Care System and Substance Use Disorder
Jul 08 Virtual: Telehealth 101
Jul 14 Virtual: Healing Soul Wounds: Identifying and Treating Moral Injury in Combat Vets
Jul 15 Virtual: CRSW Administrative Rules Overview
Jul 15 Virtual: LADC/MLADC Administrative Rules Overview
Jul 17 Virtual: Cultural Competency & Communicating Across Boundaries
Jul 20 Virtual: Ethical Considerations in Peer Assisted Recovery
Jul 29 Virtual: Understanding & Responding to People Who Perpetrate Domestic Violence: A Curriculum for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers
Aug 04 Virtual: Reentry and Recidivism
Aug 06 Virtual: Workforce Resilience: Promoting Clinician Well-Being
Aug 10 Virtual: Recovery Coaching a Harm Reduction Pathway
Aug 11 Virtual: Advanced Work with Justice Involved Women
Aug 14 Virtual: Ethics for Telehealth
Aug 18 Virtual: Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains
Aug 19 Virtual: Shared Risk & Protective Factors: The What, The Why and The How
Aug 20 Virtual: Alcohol Use Disorder in the Shadows: "Rethinking Drinking"
Aug 28 Virtual: Psychopharmacology: What Substance Use Counselors Should Know
Sep 15 Virtual: Post-Traumatic Growth of Co-Occurring Disorders

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New Hampshire Theatre Project (NHTP) is seeking partner organizations based in Rockingham County to collaborate on an upcoming opportunity to present the Elephant-in-the-Room Series between March and June 2020. NHTP can partner with non-profit organizations, educational institutions, healthcare businesses and/or recovery centers to present playreadings of A Wider Circle, which focuses on The Opioid Crisis and it's Effect on Families or Final Thoughts which focuses on suicide. Community dialogues, or in-character facilitated conversations can follow the playreadings. If interested in learning more please contact Teddi Kenick-Bailey, EITR Touring Coordinator at

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