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NADA Protocol for the Pandemic – Returning to In-person Treatment

NADA Protocol

The NADA Protocol can be easily used in any location where a group of people can sit together. It is most commonly used for addictions, behavioral health, disasters & emotional trauma. It is a technique that is versatile, effective and economical.


A variety of  Healthcare Practitioners and Community Members have been trained as Auricular Detox Specialists (ADS)  including addiction workers, acupuncturists, community health workers, social workers, and family members.


We have a robust resource section full of research articles, videos, eligibility requirements for training, and more. Joining NADA will open up access to all past issues of our newsletter, Guidepoints, as well as other documents.

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The Spirit of NADA creates a zone of peace within
so patients can begin to experience their
own inner strengths.  ~ Michael Smith

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Organizational Spotlight: Black Acupuncturist Association

Organizational Spotlight: Black Acupuncturist Association

As part of Black History month, we're featuring an organization that NADA member Tenisha Dandridge founded: Black Acupuncturist Association (BAA). Dandridge serves as President of BAA, a national platform for Black acupuncturists in the United States and those who...

February 2021 Membership Cafe (Recording)

February 2021 Membership Cafe (Recording)

Looking Forward: NADA's Role in Genuine Social Change In February 2021 the NADA hosted a special open NADA Membership Café featuring guest speaker Walter Bosque (NADA Trainer & Lincoln Detox Collective Member). VIEW THE RECORDING

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