Resources for Professionals

For Professionals


Starting Your Own Clinical Practice
See blog post with steps on how to plan for and develop your own practice: The Road Less Travelled.

Basic Life Support
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) certification training gives you the tools to help save a life when an emergency arises.

For Managers of Addiction Treatment Facilities
Is your center equipped to deliver patient-centered, culturally sensitive treatment services to the LGBTQ+ Community? Here’s some info on how to reach this important segment of the addiction treatment population: LGBTQ-affirming treatment.

Psychology Degrees
Here’s a link to a resource revealing 600 Online Psychology Programs, 3,100+ Psychology Degrees at 1,700 Universities:

Sober College
Check Sober College School of Addiction Studies for a flexible substance abuse counselor training program that is available in almost every state. See info here:

Contemporary Teaching
For quality, distance learning programs, check the Home Study Courses from “Contemporary Teaching”:

Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies
For high-caliber distance learning and continuing education programs in the addiction treatment field, try “DLCAS” at

Guide to Online Human Service Degrees
For course-work and degree programs in the human services fields, check this helpful site:

Treatment for Professionals

Treatment Center for Professionals
If you’re a professional who may have relapsed and in need of some help, please see information about this holistic rehab.

Magazines and Periodicals

“The Magazine for Addiction Professionals” from Health Communications, Inc. Check it out at:

From the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare
The Institute offers a wide range of resources includes two award-winning publications, Addiction Professional and Behavioral Healthcare Executive; national and regional conferences; local lunch’n’learns and virtual Webinars; and topic-focused e-newsletters. The Institute continuously engages more than 190,000 professionals, including front-line clinicians and private-practice therapists; nurses, physicians, and other medical professionals; and executive-level decision makers at a wide range of for-profit, not-for-profit, public, and private mental health and substance use treatment organizations. Here are links to their two publications:
Addiction Professional
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
An International Journal on Biomedical and Psychosocial Approaches sponsored by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. View this at the website:

Links to National Service Organizations