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. 


Parking Instructions for NCAD 2015

NCAD has negotiated a special rate for attendee parking.  If you are driving to the conference and parking your car at the hotel, simply mention the National Conference on Addiction Disorders or show them your conference badge to receive a special $12/day rate.


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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.


Ricky Byrd Photo Credits: Atlanta Sunrise Detox

NCAD Related Articles

Welcome to NCAD 2015

July 30, 2015     Julia Brown, Associate Editor
We're excited to be back in St. Louis for the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) and Behavioral Healthcare Executive Summit for the second year in a row.

2015 Outstanding Clinicians Awards: Thomas Wright, MD

July 9, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Thomas Wright, MD, chief medical officer of Rosecrance Health Network, is the physician honoree in Addiction Professional's 2015 Outstanding Clinicians Awards.

2015 Outstanding Clinicians Awards: Deborah Hill

July 7, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Deborah Hill of Hill Alcohol and Drug Treatment is the nursing category honoree in this year's Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinicians Awards.

2015 Outstanding Clinicians Awards: Jene Gardner

July 6, 2015     Gary A. Enos, Editor
Jene Gardner of the Council on Addiction Recovery Services in Olean, N.Y., is the counselor honoree in the 2015 Addiction Professional Outstanding Clinicians Awards.