Become a Member

Members are the fabric of the NADD community,

and your participation is vital to the fulfillment of our mission!

Members enjoy a multitude of benefits that promote the most contemporary theories, approaches and treatment methodologies for people with dual diagnosis. 

Memberships are available at the corporate and individual levels, and all Members have access to the most innovative research and training in intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental health conditions – including research on assessment, diagnosis, psychopharmacology, therapy, program models, staff training, social determinants of health, and other aspects of mental wellness.  

NADD members are connected to an extensive international network of like minded professionals dedicated to advancing the mental wellness of people with intellectual disabilities.

Membership benefits include:

  • The Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities: The official research journal of NADD, the JMHRID is committed to publishing interdisciplinary research dedicated to contemporary and original research regarding treatment and supports for people with dual diagnoses.
  • Conference Discounts: Members enjoy discounts to regional, national, and international conferences.
  • Discounts on educational and training materials: Including books, CDs, webinars, and DVDs.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with our network of professionals, care providers, and families.
  • Voting rights: Use your voice to shape the Board of Directors for NADD.

Membership Fee Structure


  • $99 Annual Membership (within US)
  • $50 Annual Membership for International Individuals (living/practicing outside US)

Discounted Rate for Family/Consumer/Student/ Direct Support Professional/Retiree 

  • $65 Annual Membership

(To be eligible for this discounted rate you must be a consumer of services, a family member of a consumer, a full-time student,  a Direct Support Professional, or a retiree)


  • $500: Agencies with budgets from $0 – $2 Million
  • $1,500: Agencies with budgets between $2 Million and $10 Million
  • $2,500: Agencies with budgets between $10 Million and $25 Million
  • $3,500: Agencies with budgets in excess of $25 Million

Organizational Membership includes:

  • Individual membership benefits for all staff
  • Book of choice from NADD Press
  • Organization logo featured on NADD website