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Professional Organizations

Addiction Studies Program for Journalists

A program co-sponsored by North Carolina’s Wake Forest University School of Medicine that conducts special workshops and lectures for journalists interested in learning more about alcohol and addiction.

www.addictionstudies.org

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)

An international membership organization that provides information and resources for psychiatrists specializing in addiction.

www.aaap.org

American Bar Association – Standing Committee on Substance Abuse

A committee of America’s preeminent legal organization that addresses legal and policy issues involving alcohol and drug addiction.

www.americanbar.org

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

A professional society representing close to 3,000 physicians dedicated to increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions.

www.asam.org

Association for Medical Education and Research (AMERSA)

An organization that focuses on the education and training of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals on substance abuse care.

www.amersa.org

International Council on Alcohol and Addiction

A nonprofit organization bringing together national bodies and a wide range of addiction professionals to exchange knowledge, ideas, advice, guidance, expertise, and research about recent addiction advances.

www.icaa.ch

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)

A professional organization designed for addiction care specialists that provides resources and information for people who work in the addiction field.

www.naadac.org

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)

An organization that provides news and policy updates and promotes research-based treatment on behalf of nonprofit and private treatment providers.

www.naatp.org

National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)

A membership organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in LGBT communities.

www.nalgap.org

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

A nonprofit organization that supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs.

www.nasadad.org

National Black Alcoholism and Addictions Council (NBAC)

A nonprofit organization that represents a cross-section of the larger black community, including professionals and businesspeople, and promotes the prevention of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

www.nbacinc.org

Physician and Lawyers for National Drug Policy

A national group of physicians and lawyers promoting rational drugs policy and providing research and advocacy resources.

www.plndp.org

Rehabilitation Directories

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

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