NAADAC, found in 1972, is the only professional membership organization that serves counselors who specialize in addiction treatment. With nearly 14,000 members and 47 state affiliates representing more than 80,000 addiction counselors, NAADAC has the nation’s largest network of alcoholism and drug abuse treatment professionals. These experts are working to create healthier families and communities through prevention, intervention and quality treatment.

NAADAC’s mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development, and research.

NAADAC is the premier global organization of addiction focused professionals who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families, and communities. While NAADAC is involved in credentialing, offering 140 CE hours through 54 titles to members via webinar, this is not the primary objective. NAADAC primarily provides advocacy, training and education to enhance Addiction Professionals skills.