Videos on working with the NADA protocol

Michael Smith Videos

Praxis 1 | 11:51

Michael Smith Presentation at a conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, 2003

Praxis 2 | 20:27

Michael Smith Presentation at a conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, 2003

Annual Video Contest

Re membering

American Indians and Alaska Natives experience challenges in everyday life related to the effects of ongoing trauma. Acudetox is a culturally resonant way of helping the healing process.
Dolores Jimerson – NADA 2017 Video Contest

NADA Wellness: Many Faces, Many Places

In the face of Southern Alberta’s disastrous flooding of 2013 which displaced 100,000 people and created a national emergency, a group of Calgary Acupuncturists mobilized and gave 2305 NADA “stress relief” treatments to evacuees, volunteers, and first responders for free.
NADA Video 2016: Trayah Zinger

Health for Heros

A Veteran of the Iraq and Afganistan Conflicts talks about his healing with Acupuncture and NADA through the VA Veteran’s Choice Program.
Evan Shepherd Reiff L.Ac. – NADA 2016 Video Contest

Other Acudetox Videos

NADA Community Challenge: #BeadsPassItOn!

We invite you to a #beadspassiton Community Challenge!

Share your own video of putting on your beads** and then ‘pass them on’.

Email with a short video (<15 seconds) of yourself putting on your beads. Use ours as inspiration and then get creative – don’t over think it & then ‘pass them on’!

You can share your own and/or coordinate with a group from your community and send in your videos for us to put together. Our video is just the first – will you join us and help spread the word about beads & seeds?

“We’re talking about the body wanting to heal itself. This comes from life, so you are choosing your own healing. Nature wants us to get it right.” – Michael Smith, NADA Founder

**Beads refer to gold magnetic beads or vaccaria seeds if you have them. If you do not have those materials, you can use any small round object such as a mustard seed which can be secured with any Band-Aid/medical tape or other household tape that you have available. Be creative with what you have that is bigger than a poppy seed but smaller than a peppercorn.


Learn more about ‘Ear Acupressure for Stress Relief’. 

April Membership Check-In

What are you facing as a NADA member? How can this community help?

On April 8, 2020 NADA held its first virtual community check-in. We’re all still trying to figure out how to adapt and move in these times. We don’t have all the answers, but together we are resource-full.

Together we:

  • Checked-in with ourselves & the NADA community
  • Learned about resources from NADA & the wider community
  • Connected with each other
  • Shared our questions, challenges, and ideas

We’ll be hosting a ‘Membership Check-In’ monthly on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 10am MT/ 12pm EDT.

April Membership Café: Adapting in Response to COVID-19 Part II

For April’s Membership Café, we continued the conversation started at the March Membership Cafe: Adapting in Response to COVID-19 by bringing together two more NADA providers who serve as leaders in their communities. This month we heard from Victoria Taylor (Christianburg, VA) and Miaisha Mitchell (Tallahassee, FL) about their work to adapt to this global moment.

The Membership Café is hosted and facilitated on the third Wednesday of every month by membership coordinator, Taneha Watts. At each Café, we hear from special guests and make space for questions, conversation, and connection.

View the Recording


Acuwellness on Campus

Watch how this simple, affordable and community building treatment is supporting college students.

Penn North Neighborhood Center

Both a model of success and a vision for the future of addiction treatment and recovery support, the Penn North Neighborhood Center (Penn North) is located at what might be considered the epicenter of the drug abuse crisis in the United States.

Unimagined Bridges Trailer

Documentary film about the use of the NADA protocol for trauma and disaster response, it chronicles NADA services provided after 9/11.

Veterans Integrative Pain Center PBS Video

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).

Discovery Channel

Auricular therapy (Ear acupuncture) for Symptom improvement of various Drug dependency on the Discovery Channel.