NADD News

NADD is hosting an important, invitational  Public Policy Forum to be held on October 20, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland.  The Forum will focus on the NADD Position Statement on health care reform: “Including Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Co-Occurring Mental Illness: Challenges that Must Be Addressed in Health Care Reform.” Click here to read the Position Statement. NADD has assembled a very impressive spectrum of stakeholders who will be participating at the Policy Forum, including representatives from associations, providers, advocates, managed care companies, the federal government, as well as parents.  Click here for the schedule.   The morning session will offer an opportunity for stakeholders to share their perspectives as they relate to the Position Statement.  The aim of the afternoon session is to develop a strategic plan to advance and implement the goals and recommendations from the Position Statement.  To endorse the NADD Position Statement, click here.

NADD is pleased to offer an online directory of IDD/MH providers. Click here to visit the NADD Online Directory.

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NADD Membership Offer

NADD offers an introductory rate of $99 for new members.

NADD has reduced the new individual member fee from $135 to $99.  This is a savings of more than 25% available for new NADD members.   Memberships purchased now are good until December 31, 2015.

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Rob’s Corner

NADD and its CEO, Robert Fletcher, work dilligently to help bridge the systems and ensure that individuals with a dual diagnosis receive appropriate services. This work keeps Dr. Fletcher on the move. Click here.

 

NADD 31ST Annual Conference & Exhibit Show

Models of Excellence in Dual Diagnosis that Shape the Future (IDD/MI)
November 12-14, 2014
San Antonio, Texas, USA

REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLEClick here
Click here for Brochure

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

Thursday, November 13th – Chris Traylor, Chief Deputy Commissioner
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), Austin, TX

Friday, November 14th – Steven Reiss, PhD
IDS Publishing Corporation, Columbus, Ohio

EDUCATIONAL OFFERING

4 Preconference Symposia

32 Concurrent sessions

Featuring Training on the NADD Competency-Based Dual Diagnosis Specialist Certification Program

For details, click here.