ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional society representing over 3,700 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.
The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) is a leading national organization promoting drug policies that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights. Its supported are individuals who believe the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. It seeks to advance policies that reduce the harms of both drug use and drug prohibition, and seeks solutions that promote safety while upholding the sovereignty of individuals over their own minds and bodies.
National Association of Recovery Residences
Since its founding in 1978, the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), which represents over 300 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes), has acted as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the U.S. NAATP’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy, training and other member support services to assure the continued availability and highest quality of addiction treatment.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and substance abuse and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The organization strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope.
The Sober Living Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the operation and management of sober living and other community recovery support resources.
The Certification Board’s primary function is the education, certification and testing of addiction and mental health professionals in the State of New Jersey as well as internationally in partnership with the IC&RC. The Certification Board is 501 C-6 non-profit founded in 1972. All of The Certification Board’s income is generated by fees related to certification of Addition and Mental Health Professionals. Its mission is to insure competency in addictions and other behavioral health care professionals using educational, experiential, testing and ethical measures.
The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. is a private non-profit organization that provides information, education and referral services for people affected by a gambling problem. The Council’s mission is to educate the public to the fact that compulsive gambling is a treatable illness.
GCADA was established pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2BB from which the Council executes three core functions: policy and planning; public awareness and education; and, the administration of the Alliance to Prevent Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Program.
NCADD-NJ is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1982 to advocate on behalf of those affected by drug and alcohol addiction and their families. It is the New Jersey State Affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. NCADD-NJ has more than 125 employees and a total operating budget of $9.4 million. The organization also manages more than $22 million in addiction treatment funding.
In cooperation with the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and the New Jersey Department of Human Services.
The Wellspring Center for Prevention is a non-profit, community-based health organization providing prevention, education, information, and referral services to county residents, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, municipal alliances, and social service agencies since 1980. Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the prevention of addiction-related problems across the lifespan.
Carrier Clinic (Belle Mead, NJ)