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2014 Conference: Nashville, TN

The 25th Annual NADA Conference will be in Nashville, TN at the Scarritt Bennett Center. The rooms at this retreat center are only available as singles, and run at $60/night with tax. We also have a room block with the Embassy Suites (Vanderbilt location) at $139/night. They are 1/2 mile from the Scarritt Bennett Center, which is approximately a 5-min walk.

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for more information about the conference (as printed in our Guidepoints newsletter). Early registration ends 4/25/2014.

The pre-conference acu detox specialist (ADS) training will take place May 25-31. Please refer to the registration form for pricing details. Space is limited, so if you plan to attend, register early. Due to high demand, in past years we have closed registration to this event prior to the early registration deadline. This year already proves to be no different.

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2nd Annual Video Contest

The 25th anniversary conference is being used as a milestone to reflect on NADA's beginnings in the mid 1980s with the opiate epidemic in New York City, and the current widespread misuse of opiate pain medication, in Tennessee and nationwide.

Submit a video for our 2nd annual video contest, and, if selected the winner, you earn a free conference registration, 2 nights at the Scarritt Bennett Center, and $300 towards your travel expenses.

Deadline for submissions: April 18, 2014.
The winner will be announced on April, 25, 2014.

How to enter: Create a short film (under 3 minutes) sharing your story/perspective on "NADA: A Simple tool to Aid in the Opiate Epidemic." Content of films can include work with needles and/or magnetic beads and seeds. Watch the winning film and the other submissions from last year's inaugural video contest.

Upload your film to YouTube. The title should contain your name and the words "NADA: A Simple Tool to Aid in the Opiate Epidemic." Submit your YouTube link with the subject line "NADA 2014 Video Contest" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The winning film will be featured at the conference luncheon and available for viewing on the NADA website.

2013 Conference Review

The 24th Annual NADA Conference, Denver CO.

2012 Conference Review

The 23rd Annual NADA Conference in New Haven, CT

2011 Conference Review

Click here to view PDFs of selected presentations from the 2011 Conference, attendance outcomes, and an introduction to our keynote speaker, Robert Whitaker.  Soon to come, audio recordings of some of the sessions and statements from the conference evaluations.

2011 Euro NADA Conference in Dublin, Ireland

The 2011 Euro NADA conference took place in Dublin, Ireland 9/23-24, 2011. We were able to obtain powerpoint presentations from the conference which are available for free viewing and download here.

Pre-Conference Training

At each annual conference NADA holds an Acu Detox Specialist training in the week prior to the conference.

Previous Conferences

Did you ever wish you had attended a conference, but something got in the way? NADA has organized an annual conference since 1988 and we will mine our archives and post information here so that you can learn about where NADA has been to better understand where it is going.

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