Register Now Session 2 on June 25th for two compelling presentations:
- Patricia O'Gorman, Ph.D., author of The Resilient Woman: Mastering the 7 Steps to Personal Power (2013), and 7 other books including Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting (2012).
- Don Coyhis, President of White Bison, Inc. and an international expert on Native American culture and recovery will discuss Spirituality, Family Addiction and Trauma.
Ramstad/Kennedy Award to Flo Stein of North Carolina
The award is given annually by the Recovery Month Planning Partners for Outstanding Leadership by a Single State Authority in support of addiction recovery and Recovery Month. It was presented by NACoA’s Sis Wenger and Marie Dyak, Executive VP of the Entertainment Industries Council representing the over 100 Planning Partner organizations. See full story.
New Trainers Added to Team. A Training of Trainers held in San Jose CA in March and one at NACoA headquarters in mid-April have expanded our teams. As demand increases, regional Group Leader trainings are now being scheduled for Fall in Burnsville NC, at NACoA in Kensington, MD, and in Los Angeles or San Jose CA. Stay tuned. For information, call NACoA at 1-888-554-2627.
NACoA Founders and Past Board Members Celebrate
30th Anniversary Year at Conference in Las Vegas
Carol B. Sisco, PhD, of Washington DC and Riva, MD (pictured above 4th from the left), has been elected to NACoA’s Honorary Board. More
NACoA Advisory Board member, Jerry Moe, received the second annual Emerald Spirit Award at the Sober St. Patrick’s Day event Saturday, March 16, in NYC, in front of a sell-out crowd. A second Sober St. Patrick’s Day was held the next day in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
September is Recovery Month!
Hundreds of events are being planned across America and beyond. NACoA will co-host the annual kick-off luncheon with the Entertainment Industries Council, honoring the 30th anniversary year of both organizations. Visit the RecoveryMonth website for extensive promotional and educational materials for your organization's and community's celebrations.
NACoA Leaders in ACOA Recovery
Robert Zucker, Ph.D.
Health and Social Impact of Growing Up With Alcohol Abuse and
Related Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Human and Economic
Costs of the Status Quo. Robert Anda, MD, MS, is a member of NACoA's Board of Scientific Advisors.
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