Plus: NAADAC webinar on trauma, new podcast for treatment professionals, and job openings
By Angela Zhou
New & Next: Conferences & Webinars
Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit 2021
This year’s Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit is a virtual event scheduled for Oct. 14-16. Clinical, law enforcement and public health professionals will discuss the increasing prevalence of stimulants in overdoses and addiction. Register now to get the lowest rate.
NAADAC Free Webinar Series
On April 21 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST, NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, will host the webinar “Using RIM for Organic Emotional Healing from Trauma.” Members of NAADAC will obtain 1.5 CEs for free, and non-members will receive 1.5 CEs for $20. Everyone can participate in the webinar for free, and registration is open.
New & Next: Industry
ASAM Stimulant Use Disorder Guideline Committee
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is seeking members for a committee to develop its clinical practice guidelines for treating stimulant use disorder. Applications are due April 23 and can be accessed through the member portal.
New & Next: Media
NAATP Podcast All Ears on Addiction
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) recently created a monthly podcast series, All Ears on Addiction, to promote communication, collaboration and resource sharing within the addiction treatment space. Season one, “Colors of Recovery,” features co-hosts Zina Rodriguez and Tania Bhattacharyya, who explore the intersection of addiction recovery and diversity. Episodes are available now.
New & Next: Job Openings
Sinnissippi Centers in Illinois
The Sinnissippi Centers in Rochelle, Ill., has multiple openings, including for a substance use prevention and recovery (SUPR) counselor and a recovery support specialist. Candidates who are trauma-informed with a bachelor’s degree and an interest in obtaining licensure are encouraged to look at more information and apply by email.
Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources in Mississippi
Mississippi’s Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources in Hattiesburg is seeking a day treatment assistant to provide services to children and adults with addiction, mental illness or mental disability. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field can apply here.