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1 Can you Identify the following Key Stakeholder Organizations in the Addictions Treatment and Recovery Field? “Who Am I?”

2 Launched in 2003 by SAMHSA/CSAT as a collaboration of communities and organizations mobilized to help individuals and families achieve and maintain recovery, and lead fulfilling lives. Supports and provides technical resources to those who deliver services for the prevention and treatment of substance use and mental health disorders and seeks to build capacity and improve services and systems of care. Key Resources and Initiatives –National Summit on Recovery: Conference Report –Leadership Institutes Who Am I? SAMHSA’s Partners for Recovery

3 Established in 1974, it became part of the National Institutes of Health in October 1992. Mission is “to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.” Charged with the support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines, as well as ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results. Key Resources and Initiatives: –Blending Initiative Who Am I? National Institute on Drug Abuse

4 Founded in 1972 with the primary objective to develop a field of counselors with professional qualifications and backgrounds. Is the largest membership organization serving addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support and education. Key Resources and Initiatives: –Workforce Development: Recruitment Project Who Am I? NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

5 Incorporated in 1971 to serve State Drug Agency Directors, and then in 1978 the membership was expanded to include State Alcoholism Agency Directors. Basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State. Represents member States on Association policies and issues before Congress, Executive Branch, governmental, and allied organizations Who Am I? National Association of State Alcohol/Drug Abuse Directors

6 Established in 1993, and funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Purpose is to develop and strengthen the workforce which provides addictions treatment and recovery services to those entering the treatment system by: –Raising Awareness –Building Skills –Changing Practice Who Am I? Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network

7 Who Am I? Known as a pioneering improvement collaborative that works with substance abuse and behavioral health organizations across the country, with the use of a simple process improvement model. Helps behavioral health providers improve access to and retention in treatment for all of their clients, including: –Reduced waiting times –Reduced no-shows –Increased admissions –Increased continuation in treatment Key Resources and Initiatives: –The ACTION Campaign: Let's take ACTION together. NIATx

8 Who Am I? Founded in 1987, membership consists of state associations of addiction treatment and prevention providers. Mission is “to ensure the availability and accessibility of quality alcohol and drug treatment, prevention, education and related services throughout the country.” Serves as an information broker and advocate, linking state associations with national developments such as evidence-based practices and providing input to federal organizations on the needs of community-based services providers and their clients. State Associations of Addiction Services

9 Who Am I? Created in October 1992 with a congressional mandate to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems. Mission is “to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug abuse by ensuring access to clinically sound, cost-effective addiction treatment that reduces the health and social costs to our communities and the nation.” Programs include: –Partners for Recovery –National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month –Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

10 Who Am I? Founded in 2001 to “mobilize the recovery community to advocate for recovery and help more Americans overcome addiction to alcohol and other drugs.” Goals include: increasing access to research, policy, organizing and technical support; facilitating relationships among local and regional groups; improving access to policymakers and the media; and providing a national rallying point for recovery advocates. Key Resources and Initiatives Include: –Creation of the first ever “Recovery Bill of Rights” –The Recovery Voices Count Campaign –The Online Advocacy Action Center Faces & Voices of Recovery

11 Who Am I? Incorporated in 1981 as membership organization comprised of certifying agencies involved in credentialing or licensing alcohol and other drug abuse counselors, clinical supervisors, prevention specialists, co-occurring professionals and criminal justice professionals. Committed to public protection through the establishment of quality, competency-based certification programs for professionals engaged in the prevention and treatment of addictions and related problems Promotes the establishment and recognition of minimum standards to provide reciprocity for certified professionals. IC&RC

12 Who Am I? Created in 1970 as a result of the passage of the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act. Mission is to “develop and conduct comprehensive health, education, research, and planning programs for the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism and for the rehabilitation of alcohol abusers and alcoholics” Vision to “support and promote the best science on alcohol and health for the benefit of all” by: –Increasing the understanding of normal and abnormal biological functions and behavior relating to alcohol use –Improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol use disorders –Enhancing quality health care National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

13 Who Am I? Has been in existence since 1929 and is the longest standing group in the United States addressing problems of drug dependence and abuse. In 1991, evolved into a membership organization and serves as an interface among governmental, industrial and academic communities by maintaining liaisons with regulatory and research agencies as well as educational, treatment, and prevention facilities in the drug abuse field. Key Initiatives: –Since 1938, has hosted an Annual Scientific Meeting The College on Problems of Drug Dependence

14 Who Am I? Founded in 1978, this professional association represents nearly 275 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes) Mission is “to promote, assist and enhance the delivery of ethical, effective, research-based treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions. “ Accomplishes this by: –Providing accurate, responsible information and other resources related to the treatment of these diseases; –Advocating for increased access to and availability of quality treatment National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

15 Who Am I? Established in 1994, has become the premier national membership and advocacy organization for over 2,100 drug courts, representing over 19,000 multi-disciplinary drug court professionals Mission is to “reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of Drug Courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.” Recently begun a campaign to “transform communities nationwide by fostering systemic change in the way addicted persons are treated in the adult, juvenile, and family justice systems.” National Association of Drug Court Professionals

16 Who Am I? Established by NIDA to enhance the delivery of scientifically based treatments to drug abuse patients Is a partnership between community treatment providers and academic research leaders Mission is “to improve the quality of drug abuse treatment throughout the country using science as the vehicle.” Comprised of 17 separate Nodes located in various parts of the country, as well as a Clinical Coordinating Center, and a Data and Statistical Center. Part of the NIDA/SAMHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative NIDA’s Clinical Trail Network

17 Who Am I? Founded in 1944, it is known as the oldest advocacy organization in the country addressing alcoholism and drug dependence In 2000, adopted the mission to “fight the stigma and the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions.” Key Resources and Initiatives: –Coordinates a National Intervention Network (800-654-HOPE) to educate and assist the families and friends of addicted persons and operates the Hope Line (800-NCA-CALL) –Publishes the Washington Report, a monthly public policy newsletter –Maintains the Registry of Addiction Recovery (ROAR), a volunteer program that encourages Americans all over the country to speak openly about their experiences with addiction National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.

18 A professional membership association of professors, teachers, professionals, and programs specializing in addiction studies founded in 1990. Purpose is to: –Provide a forum for the examination of issues concerning post secondary education in addiction studies. –Develop standards and implement an accreditation process for addictions studies programs within and between nations, states and provinces. Who Am I? International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education INCASE

19 A component of the Executive Office of the President, this Office was established by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. Principal purpose of is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences. This office also advises the President regarding changes in the organization, management, budgeting, and personnel of Federal Agencies that could affect the Nation's anti-drug efforts; and regarding Federal agency compliance with their obligations under the Strategy. Who Am I? Office of National Drug Control Policy

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