VALUES. HAADAC's core values are leadership, professionalism, openness to change,
knowledge-based decision making, empowerment, spirit, diversity, integrity, courage and
VISION. HAADAC is the premier global organization of addiction focused
professionals in Hawaii who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families and
MISSION. HAADAC's mission is to lead, unify and empower addiction focused
professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of
practice, ethics, professional development and research.
- Identify, recruit and maintain a
broad-based membership through value driven services and benefits.
- Ensure an effective and efficient
organization that provides the resources and services needed to achieve established goals.
- Enlarge the scientific base of addiction
issues, and communicate and translate research into pragmatic solutions and skill
- Advocate on behalf of addiction focused
professionals and the people they serve.
- Design and implement systems of education
and training that support the development and advancement of addiction focused
- Establish and promote the highest
possible standards of practice and qualifications for addiction focused professionals.
- Develop and enhance partnerships and
alliances with all who are stakeholders in addiction focused behavioral health.
You should become a member of HAADAC if you:
- Work in the Substance Abuse Field
- Are a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
- Are working toward your substance abuse certification or
- Have an interest in Substance Abuse or want to know more
about substance abuse counseling
- Refer for Substance Abuse Services, such as an EAP, risk
manager, Managed Care or work-life professionals
Membership in HAADAC offers:
- Advocacy in Hawaii
- Opportunities to network with colleagues and receive
recognition for your contributions to the field
- HAADAC's newsletter
- Membership in HAADAC includes membership in NAADAC which
includes The Counselor magazine and NAADAC Newsletter, special rates on liability
insurance, advocacy in Washington, and National Certification.
Join HAADAC (Note: You automatically become a member when you join our National
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Addiction and Chemical Dependency Resources
Contents: This page is primarily oriented
toward addictions and mental health professionals who are looking for accurate information
on addiction, chemical dependency and treatment. It includes Web sites, FTP servers
and some TELNET sites.
World-wide Web Resources for Social Workers WWWRSW currently contains 55,000 links.
- The Web of
Addiction is a very professionally presented site with detailed information on
- The National
Clearinghouse For Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) contains a long list of files for downloading on a wide
variety of substance abuse topics, an online service called PREVline and two searchable
databases, the NCADI
Information on Drugs and Alcohol database and the Citizen's Directory.
The National Surveys of Household Drug Abuse are available for download in presentation
formats with graphics and text. One can follow
this link to telnet to PREVline or go directly via telnet to: ncadi.health.org. There
are live teleconferences and e-mail facilities on PREVline which one can access by signing
up for a free account online. I have not explored the site extensively but it looks
Addiction Research Foundation is a site with some information and a telnet link. It contains some drug information files
but warns users that the information may be dated.
- Indiana University has a couple of useful files on
substance abuse aimed at college students; however, the information is applicable to
anyone. One file describes how to
approach someone that you are concerned about with suggested "do's" and
"don'ts" which are straight forward and in my experience, accurate. There is
also a personal checklist that
one can fill out to assess one's own substance abuse (or use with others) which is nicely
- A resource
for those people who are looking for the location of a self help meeting(AA etc.)
locally or may be looking for the location of meetings while travelling to the
mainland for business or pleasure.
Addiction - Intervention. This site contains intervention resources for alcoholism,
drug addiction, gambling, computer addiction, other addictions.
is an online community for addiction help, education and resources. "You have taken
the first step"... This site contains Portal Pages for nine areas of Addiction:
ALCOHOL, CODEPENDENCY, DRUGS, EATING DISORDERS, GAMBLING, INTERNET, LOVE, NICOTINE,
- The Center for Disease
Control contains some addiction-related information, which may be of interest. The
emphasis is on epidemiology and prevention.
- The Society for
Neuroscience contains some addiction-related information, which may be of interest.
The emphasis is on the neuroscience of addiction.
- The Association for
Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) a wide variety of substance abuse information and
GAMBLING ADDICTION INFORMATION AND RESOURCES:
SEX ADDICTION INFORMATION AND RESOURCES:
Recovery Institute. Focus on the outpatient treatment of men or women engaged in
compulsive and addictive sexual behaviors. The Institute provides focused short-term
and ongoing clinical services to individuals, couples and groups. This site also
provides professional training for clinicians.
- Sex Addition
Recover Resources. Dr. Doug Weiss offers a variety of resources such as books
and videos, three-day intensive seminars, phone counselling and an email newsletter.
- Online Sexual
Addiction. OSA is a website dedicated to providing education, support and
resources to people concerned about their own or others compulsive sexual behavior.
A program for men with sexual compulsions and obsessions.
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