NCAD Conference 2015

August 1-4, 2015 | St. Louis Union Station Hotel | St. Louis, MO

Connect and Engage with National Experts and Resources

The National Conference on Addiction Disorders, along with Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit, has rapidly established itself as a premier, respected, and trusted national conference that provides a diverse educational curriculum on the prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery management of addictions that affect various genders, generations, and cultures.

The 2015 Conference, with partner IC&RC, will feature nationally recognized treatment providers, authors, and educators discussing a wide range of topics in a compelling array of keynote sessions and in-depth workshops. 

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Case studies that demonstrate effective integrated care for co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.


Counseling/Clinical Strategies: The latest practical guidance and evidence-based information on what works in treating addictions.


Ethics: Guidance on ethical dilemmas facing addiction counselors and/or the organizations that employ them.


Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit: Topics include: Policy, Measurement, Operations, Services, Integration, Technology, Marketing, Mergers and Acquisitions.


Families in Treatment: Addressing successfully implemented strategies for improving family members' engagement in treatment, continuing care, and recovery support.


Gender Matters: Overcoming obstacles to recovery that are specific to the genders, to ethnic or sexual minorities, or to other underserved groups. Sponsored by CeDAR


Holistic Care: The emergence of whole-health issues such as diet/fitness and mind-body interventions in promoting recovery.


Marketing: Developing, marketing, and sustaining your organization’s reputation among prospects, funders, and communities.


Prevention/Intervention: Current applications of research findings on early intervention to lessen the impact of substance use.


Process Addictions: Clinical strategies for problem gambling, sex addiction, eating disorders and other issues that often intersect with substance use.


Professional Development: Information on professional credentialing, effective supervision and training, or self-care.


Recovery Support: Advances in services that reinforce a recovery-oriented system of care.


NCAD Related Articles

Music takes center stage

April 6, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor
At Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center, the power of song brings recovery work to life.

Stephanie Covington: Why gender matters in trauma services

April 3, 2015     Nadine Harris-Daly
Stephanie S. Covington, an internationally recognized clinician, will be the Opening Plenary Speaker for the 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit, August 1 to 4 in St. Louis.

Father Martin's Ashley opens nomination period for excellence award

January 29, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor
The nomination period for the Father Joseph C. Martin Award for Professional Excellence extends to May 15.

Dominion Diagnostics takes key role in 2015 National Conference on Addiction Disorders

January 12, 2015     Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Dominion Diagnostics is also the Title Sponsor of two 2015 regional conferences focusing on the opioid crisis while also taking the role as the Thought Leadership Partner for the Addiction Professional Panel Series that tours across the country.