The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) trains local grassroots groups to assess substance abuse-related problems and develop comprehensive plans to address them, using effective community problem-solving strategies.
AddictionCounselorCE offers continuing education (CEUs) for Addiction Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists and others in the mental health disciplines. Online trainings available
The International Association of Peer Supporters, Inc. (formerly the National Association of Peer Specialists), is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting peer support in mental health systems.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a professional society representing physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment; educating physicians, other medical professionals and the public; supporting research and prevention; and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions.
The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery is a centralized resource in CT for all things recovery. Whether you are contemplating a life in recovery, are new to recovery or are in long term recovery, CCAR is there to help you to navigate the recovery community, by connecting you with others in recovery and providing access area support services.