ADS Training

Become an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist

Become an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist – ADS

Earn a certificate of training nationally recognized in the United States and Canada that connects you to an international community of NADA providers.

NADA trainers lead workshops and training sessions on the use of acupuncture in the field of mental health, addictions, recovery and as part of disaster relief efforts.

Trainings are provided through public and private agencies, acupuncture schools, and individual practitioners.

State, provincial, tribal and regional laws and regulations vary when it comes to non-acupuncturists practicing acudetox. NADA is working on public health initiatives to expand access to NADA training and practice for allied health workers.

Who Can be Trained to be an ADS?

Members of the following professions have been trained as acudetox specialists in localities that approve them as providers:

  • Addictions & harm reduction counselors
  • Mental health therapists & social workers
  • Correctional officers & drug court personnel
  • Disaster relief teams and trauma support center staff
  • First responders, health promoters, nurses, and EMTs
  • Acupuncturists, medical doctors

Check your State and Provincial Laws for more info

Upcoming ADS Training

Please check with each trainer about the status of a listed training.

May 21, 2022 - May 23, 2022
ADS Training with John Harvey EdD LPC ADS and Martha Marshall MA LPC ADS
Austin, TX
May 21, 2022 - May 25, 2022
NADA Training with Juan Cortez
Beacon NY, New York
Jun 6, 2022 - Jun 10, 2022
Kettle & Stony Point Training
Stony Point FN, Ontario

Trainers

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