Become a VAAP Member

Individual Membership Categories

  • Professional: Individuals who practice as addiction professionals and/or hold a qualification, license, or certification in the addiction profession
  • Associate & Peer Recovery Support Members: Individuals working towards qualification, licensure, or certification within the addiction profession or for non-clinical professionals
  • Student: Individuals enrolled in a college, university, or state-approved training facility for at least 3 credit hours and not currently licensed, certified or practicing as an addiction professional
  • Retired: No longer practicing as a professional

NAADAC Benefits

  • An influential and effective voice for addiction professionals before Congress and the federal administration, the key governmental bodies that determine how addiction treatment and recovery support is funded and administered in America. Learn how you can contact members of Congress directly from the Take Action page.
  • Advocacy at the national level that affects your funding and policy at the state level.
Professional Identity
Professional Services

Organizational Membership (Community Partners)

Sustaining Members are the Commonwealth’s leading organizations, providing bedrock support for our common goals of prevention, treatment, and recovery from Substance Use Disorders. During the course of your membership, take advantage of these benefits:
  • FREE exhibit space at the Annual Members Meeting (plus one complimentary registration) with an opportunity to connect directly with many of our 400 members – addiction treatment professionals from across the Commonwealth
  • Showcasing you organization as a co-sponsor at VAAP events throughout the the year 
  • FREE job advertising to VAAP membership 2x/year
  • Posting your logo on VAAP’s webpage for FREE when you use VAAP’s logo on your marketing materials
  • Linking to your website from the VAAP website 
  • Listing your logo for FREE on our webpage in exchange for listing the VAAP logo on your social media (webpage, Facebook, and LinkedIn)
  • Promoting your program’s developments, special programs, and trainings in our quarterly newsletter
  • Networking with colleagues from across the Commonwealth
  • Marketing and recruiting to addiction treatment professionals 
  • $50.00 discount on exhibiting at the 2022 Virginia Summer Institiute for Addiction Studies in Williamsburg in July!
Additionally as a Sustaining Member, you participate with VAAP:
  • Endorsing and promoting increased professionalism through certification, licensure, and continuing education for addiction treatment professionals
  • Helping programs and staff keep abreast of professional development issues and education resources and opportunities
  • Providing a forum for both programs and staff to keep abreast of legislative issues and advocacy work
  • Participating in NAADAC, the international organization supporting professional development and advocacy for addiction treatment professionals
National Capital Treatment & Recovery
The McShin Foundation
Riverside Behavioral Health Center
Wellpath Community Care Centers
Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance of Virginia
Pyramid Healthcare
Mainspring Recovery
Aware Recovery Care
Groups Recover Together
Recovery Consulting