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Article from the Fall/Winter 2018 Guidepoints Newsletter. Complete newsletter available to NADA members. Shortly after Michael Smith retired in 2011, we had a conversation about NADA’s annual conference. I had been thinking about what it might be like to have more...
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Watch how this simple, affordable and community building treatment is supporting college students.
Brilliant 3-min coverage of NADA at the Veterans Integrative Pain Center at the McGuire VA Medical Center. The NADA section of the video starts at 8:24. Nice interview, Mark Farrington! (Mark Farrington is a NADA trainer in Virginia).
Our collective NADA work is expanding. At least it feels that way from where we sit at the NADA office in Laramie. More members are connecting with each other, more members are getting involved in outreach and advocacy to spread the Spirit of NADA to new communities....
Article from the Spring 2018 Guidepoints Newsletter. Complete newsletter available to NADA members.A Criminal Justice Problem and a Public Health Crisis by Chuck Pyle Editorial note: This report has been condensed due to space constraints. The full report is available...
As the man with the handful of tiny needles moved closer, Sarah Downs’ nervousness grew with his every step. She rocked back and forth in her plastic chair. She fidgeted. She bounced a leg.
She was there in the meeting room of the Pickaway Area Recovery Services (PARS) voluntarily, yet she still was unsure about what her friends had told her: that the acupuncture she was about to experience would ease the anxiety and fear that consumes her mind as she journeys through recovery from heroin and methamphetamine addictions. Article and Video by Holly Zachariah | The Columbus Dispatch
“Do you want to empower patients?”
The question was put to a small group of us who had chosen a breakout session with Michael O. Smith, MD, DAc, the founder of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) who died on December 24, 2017.
article by John Weeks | Intergrative Practicioner
NADA Protocol for Behavioral Health. Putting Tools in the Hands of Behavioral Health Providers: The Case for Auricular Detoxification Specialists
The NADA protocol has the potential to provide vast public health relief on issues currently challenging our world. This includes but is not limited to addiction, but also encompasses mental health, trauma, PTSD, chronic stress, and the symptoms associated with these conditions. Research Paper by Stuyt, Voyles and Bursac
How Sleepmix Tea Came to Be by Ryan Bemis “Psychiatric patients don’t want super duper soup.” ~ Michael O. Smith NADA co-founder and psychiatrist Michael O. Smith recently told program administrators at a workshop that soup and friendship were “the best technology”...
NADA, the organization, and the NADA 5-point protocol directly attribute one place and time as their origin.The birthplace of acudetox was originally known as the Acupuncture Clinic, Substance Abuse Division of the Department of Psychiatry of Lincoln Hospital; later...