State and National Resources
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- Behavioral Health Services
Provides leadership for the planning, development, and oversight of a system of care for children, adults, and families with severe emotional disorders, mental illness, and/or substance abuse issues.
- North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners
The purpose of the board is to set minimum standards for licensure of addiction counselors, establish core curriculum requirements, and approve programs, internships, and clinical supervisors.
- North Dakota Addiction Counselor Association (NDACA)
The North Dakota Addiction Counselor Association seeks to promote the advancement of Addiction Professionals by uniting addiction counseling professionals throughout North Dakota.
- Community Behavioral Health Services
Strengthening and supporting children and adults behavioral health needs through prevention services, community based outpatient services, in-patient chemical dependency, psychiatric hospitalization and services for offenders incarcerated in state correctional facilities.
- Face It TOGETHER - Recovery Community
In 2008, a group of social entrepreneurs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, initiated a groundbreaking effort to overhaul the community’s approach to addiction. That initiative spawned a new community recovery model – the Face It TOGETHER® model – dedicated to system change and social transformation around addiction.
- South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals
The board provides a foundation for the continuing development of practitioners in the field as well as the credentialing of alcohol and drug professionals within the generally accepted standards of professionalism and competence using valid and reliable examinations.
- South Dakota Association of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (SDAAPP)
Provides conferences, advocacy for counselors, provides leaders, peer assistance, and information to the public.
- Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
State agency responsible for ensuring that prevention and treatment services for substance abuse and mental health are available statewide.
- Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA)
USARA is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization whose mission is to support individuals and their families in all stages of recovery from alcohol and other drug problems.
- Utah Substance Use Disorder Counseling License
The substance use disorder counseling page offers license application and statues about licensure in Utah.
- Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals (AUSAP)
The Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals (AUSAP) is a professional organization set to support all professionals that work with individuals suffering from Substance Abuse Disorders. AUSAP is also the state affiliate for NAADAC the Association for Addiction Professionals.
- Behavioral Health Division
The Behavioral Health Division improves the quality of life of Wyoming residents with developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, mental illness, and/or substance abuse issues by developing and overseeing a quality continuum of care that is customer-focused, collaborative, evidenced-based, and outcomes driven.
- Recover Wyoming - Recovery Support
12-24 Club, Inc. - The non-profit organization was incorporated in September of 1993 and is a community program that supports all pathways to recovery. The Club helps people rebuild their lives.
- Wyoming Department of Health
The Wyoming Department of Health is organized into four primary divisions: Aging, Behavioral Health, Healthcare Financing and Public Health. Each of these divisions helps serve the healthcare needs of Wyoming residents.
- Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board
Offers license application and statues about Certified and Licensed Addictions therapists and practitioners in Wyoming.
- Wyoming Association of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
WAMHSAC is an association of community mental health and substance abuse treatment centers across Wyoming.
- UW ECHO in Behavioral Health
The Behavioral Health network is an online professional learning community supporting evidenced-based and promising practices in substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services offered Wednesdays, bi-weekly, 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
- Chemical Dependency Services - Addictive & Mental Disorders Division
- Montana SBIRT - Screening & Brief Intervention
The Montana SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) Project provides one-on-one technical assistance and support to healthcare providers in the Emergency Department, Trauma Services, Social Services, primary care clinics, university medical clinic setting to learn about and implement screening and brief interventions.
- Montana's Peer Network - Recovery is Possible
Montana’s Peer Network (MPN) is a peer run 501c3 non-profit organization providing recovery opportunities across Montana.
- Montana Board of Behavioral Health-Licensed Addiction Counselor
Within this website you will find information on what is needed to become licensed, verify who is already licensed, and learn the statutory and regulatory requirements if you are licensed
- Montana Association for Addiction Professionals
The Montana Association for Addiction Professionals seeks to promote the advancement of Addiction Professionals by uniting addiction counseling professionals throughout Montana
- Office of Behavioral Health - Department of Human Services
- Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies - State Board of Addiction Counselor Examiners: Applications & Forms
Addiction Counselor application and forms for the Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC), Jurisprudence Resources, and Mental Health Credentials Chart. The Division of Professions and Occupations' primary communication is via email. Please be sure to include your current email address on your application to receive important information about your application status and process.
- Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP)
- Advocates for Recovery - Recovery Communities
- SBIRT Colorado - Screening & Brief Intervention
- American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 5000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine.
- Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Creating communities where individuals, families, schools, faith-based organizations, and workplaces take action to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse including tobacco, and suicide.
- Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC works around the clock to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.
- Community of Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
To strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.
- Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
- National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED)
NCEED is the nation’s first center of excellence dedicated to eating disorders. It was founded in 2018 by SAMHSA with the mission to advance education and training of healthcare providers and to promote public awareness of eating disorders and eating disorder treatment. Based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NCEED includes clinicians, researchers, and advocates who specialize in eating disorders care and are committed to providing up-to-date, reliable, and evidence-based information.
- National Center of Excellence for Protected Health Information (CoE - PHI)
Develops and delivers training, TA, and educational resources for healthcare practitioners, families, individuals, states, and communities on various privacy laws and regulations as they relate to information about mental and substance use disorders.
- National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
CASA informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems.
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
- NIMH envisions a world in which mental illnesses are prevented and cured.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
- NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
- Partnership for Drug-Free KIDS
- Helping families whose son or daughter is struggling with substance use. Empowering families with information, support, and guidance to get the help their loved one needs and deserves. Advocates for greater understanding and more effective programs to treat the disease of addiction.
- StateNetwork.org - consolidates timely, high-quality resources on state health policy for busy policymakers and researchers. This project is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
- SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
- The Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
- To improve health and well-being through interdisciplinary leadership in substance use education, research, clinical care and policy
- The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
- The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) works to reduce drug use and its consequences by leading and coordinating the development, implementation, and assessment of U.S. drug policy.
- Indian Health Services First Responder Naloxone Training Toolkit