National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
NAADAC’s members in the United States, Canada and abroad are addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.
"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 Mission Statement adopted 1998.
"NAADAC is the premier global organization of addiction focused professionals who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families and communities." - NAADAC Vision Statement adopted 1998.