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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.

PowerPoint Presentations from 2014 Conference:


Plenary Session I

Keynote Address:

Tracy Jackson, "The Opiate Epidemic in Tennessee"

Plenary Session II

The Opiate Epidemic: NADA and Pain Management

Hunter Holmes McGuire, Margaret Roma, "Veteran’s Integrative Pain (VIP) Center: A Program for High Risk Patients on Chronic Opioids"

The Opiate Epidemic: NADA and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Angela Braun-Tesch, "Acupuncture and the NADA Protocol in the Treatment of Pregnant Women, Mothers and their Babies"

NADA and Student Health

Kristen Harvey, Rachel Knopf-Shey, Tamara Oyola-Santiago and Tracy Robin, "NADA in a University Setting - The New School Student Health Services"  ***

Plenary Session III

NADA With Active Duty Military and Veterans

Karen Vaughn, "Wounded Warrior Battalion-East"

Jan Young, "Making the Case for Veterans"

Plenary Session IV

Beyond NADA U.S. Borders

Nic Constable (England), "NADA and Community Clinics"  ***

Brian Irving (Canada), "A Year in Review"

Rita Nilsen (Norway), "NADA Norway"

Janet Paredes (Philippines), "NADA Philippines: Being Where It Matters"

Plenary Session V


Libby Stuyt, "NADA: A Simple Tool to Aid in the Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder"

Pat Culliton, "NADA Acupuncture Research"

Plenary Session VI

How Do Policies Support NADA Treatment?

Randi Savage, "Colorado Acupuncture Medical Reserve Corps - Supporting Resilient, Healthy Communities with Acupuncture Care in Disasters and Emergencies"

NOTE ***: (Hover top-left of pages to view presenter notes).


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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