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New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire


For NH job postings please complete the NHADACA Job Posting Request Form to advertise a vacant job opportunity for others to see. Once we receive the completed form, we will post it to our website within 10 business days. We will display your substance use related job post for 30 days. If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing

  • July 31, 2023 1:34 PM | Anonymous

    For NH job postings please complete the NHADACA Job Posting Request Form to advertise a vacant job opportunity for others to see. Once we receive the completed form, we will post it to our website within 10 business days. We will display your substance use related job post for 30 days. If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing

  • July 26, 2023 7:00 AM | Anonymous
    NHADACA is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing addiction professions in NH. Our mission is to provide quality education, workforce development, advocacy, ethical standards and leadership for addiction professionals.  We empower efforts in prevention, treatment and recovery.

    Founded in 1986, NHADCA has grown to be the leading provider of continuing education for addiction professionals in NH and stronghold for substance use professional workforce development. In addition, NHADACA has forged quality relationships with policy makers and stakeholders throughout the state in order to ensure that they have access to accurate, timely information about addiction prevention, treatment and recovery.

    Summary Description: The Development Director will lead the advancement activities of NHADACA. This includes seeking individual donations, grants and corporate sponsorships; coordinating fundraising activities with a fundraising committee made of NHADACA Board of Directors and members; and creating a development plan aligned with NHADACA’s strategic plan.  Success in these areas will allow for NHADACA to increase the resources available for mission-based activities and to build a strong and diversified financial base for the organization.

    The qualified candidate will possess the following qualities:

    • Dedication and commitment to the organization’s mission and values
    • 5+ years of relevant development experience
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to inspire and engage a wide range of funders and stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated ability to initiate and build donor, business, government and community relationships
    • Familiarity with the giving landscape in New Hampshire is preferred

    Work Environment:

    • Hybrid Work Environment:  Ability to work in an office setting as well as remotely
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
    • Although based in Concord, NH; in-person meetings may require minimal travel
    • Occasional early/late work hours may be necessary.


    • Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop an annual resource development plan and strategies to achieve budgeted revenue goals.
    • Work closely with Executive Director and workforce program directors to identify special projects and other funding opportunities for grants. Identify potential funding sources. Develop, write and submit grant proposals. Ensure grant compliance, including reporting, for all grants.
    • Develop an individual giving/major donor program to allow individuals interested in the sector to invest in the NHADACA’s mission and programs.
    • Monitor and report upon progress toward goals in revenue, adapting methods as necessary.
    • Working with the Executive Director, manage and cultivate existing relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams.
    • Provide board and staff members engaged in fundraising with a clear fundraising plan, tools, leadership and support.
    • Represent the NHADACA publicly at events and with external constituencies to build enthusiasm for NHADACA’s mission.
    • Team with operational staff members to oversee fundraising recordkeeping systems ensuring data accuracy, donor privacy, acknowledgement and recognition, and timely reporting.
    • Ensure that the highest ethical and administrative standards are applied to fundraising and financial management.

    Compensation:  $23-$28 per hour; approximately 20 hours per week on average

    Send your resume to 

  • May 01, 2023 8:53 AM | Anonymous

    The International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC &RC) regularly updates the Job Analysis on which examinations are based, according to industry standards, in collaboration with their contracted testing company. This helps to ensure examinations remain current with changes in the field and are psychometrically sound and legally defensible.

    The IC & RC is looking for help from professionals working as Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (MLADC) to complete a survey. This survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and can be found here.

    The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, May 26, 2023.

  • April 03, 2023 2:02 PM | Anonymous

    Virtual town halls with Anthem and Beacon 4/4 and 4/5

    New Hampshire Psychological Association's Behavioral Healthcare Advocacy Committee (NHPA BHAC) is hosting virtual town halls for all mental health and substance use providers with Anthem and Beacon executives to discuss Beacon’s commitment to providers and listen to your concerns and questions. All providers are welcomed to participate, regardless of whether you are currently in-network.

    Register here for Tuesday, April 4 12p

    Register here for Wednesday, April 5 6p

    If you have any questions, please email These town halls will not be recorded.

    Thank you for all you do to improve mental health in NH!


  • November 29, 2022 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    Your generous support makes our work possible. Every dollar helps us make a difference, from peer support and mentoring to scholarships, training and advocacy.

    Please consider donating today, and thank you for your support.

  • October 21, 2022 3:25 PM | Anonymous

    NHADACA's Annual Meeting 

    November 18, 2022
    Manchester Country Club, Bedford, NH

    Our Annual Meeting is more than a business meeting; it is a popular networking and educational opportunity. Brunch gives attendees a chance to stop by your table and learn more about your organization in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Meet our members and key NH leaders!

    Sponsorship Levels

    $1,000—Gold Sponsor (1 available)

    • Banner placement at podium (and premium placement on Zoom, if a hybrid event is held) and the opportunity to speak briefly at the event
    • Company logo will be featured on all promotional and email communications
    • All benefits listed below
    • 2 additional tickets to the event (including CEUs)

    $500 —Exhibit Table (limited availability)

    • Table and two chairs at the event (and premium placement on Zoom, if a hybrid event is held)
    • Chance to meet and speak with attendees during brunch
    • All benefits listed below
    • Up to 2 representatives may attend (no CEUs; CEUs are available at the member rate)

    $200 —Program Sponsor

    •  Recognition as a sponsor at the event, in email and on social media
    • Business name and logo listed in the event program/agenda (will be emailed to attendees if a hybrid event is held)
    • Contact information (email, mailing address) for all attendees who do not ’opt out’
    • Sample social media posts, and supporting  materials for you to share

    Contact Bridgett Taylor for details or to secure your sponsorship: or (603) 225-7060

     Want to register for our Annual Meeting? Register here.

  • June 09, 2022 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    Thanks to the generous donors and many supporters who helped spread the word, this year we have raised over $2,200 to support our work and advocacy. We couldn't do it without you!

    We are still waiting for a final total from our friends at NH Gives to see how much we have earned in matching funds, but we more than qualified for the sitewide match. We are deeply grateful to the NH Charitable Foundation and other supporters of NH Gives for this additional generosity.

    You can still donate to NHADACA at at any time.

  • May 25, 2022 11:33 AM | Anonymous

    NHADACA is once again joining other nonprofits in New Hampshire for NH Gives, a one-day giving event supporting good causes in the Granite State. Donate during NH Gives on June 7-8 and you could help us win matching funds!

    Your support helps sustain our work, including peer support, initiatives for provider well-being, and the training many professionals have come to rely on. We can't do it without you; thank you for your support.

  • May 23, 2022 10:45 AM | Anonymous

    We have exciting news:

    All participants in trainings hosted by the NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders may access surveys and certificates on your digital portfolio. Please and follow the instructions in the attached form.   This will allow you to print your own certificates when needed, on demand!

    How to Access Certificates Online

  • April 29, 2022 11:43 AM | Anonymous

    NHADACA is honored to announce a $200,000 two-year unrestricted grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF) to sustain its work toward addressing substance use issues within the Granite State. The grant will help NHADACA conduct long-term planning activities, explore expanding its Concord training facility, and work to advance its goals as a champion for licensure candidates and stronghold for the retention of the current substance use workforce.

    “This generous gift is a strong vote of confidence in the work we do, and will help us move forward as an organization to expand and enhance the support we provide to the substance use profession,” said Executive Director Diane Castrucci.

    Board Treasurer Christopher Foster, Vice President of Operations of Amatus Health, added: “The Charitable Foundation’s continuous support of our frontline professionals treating individuals with substance use and mental health disorders does not go unnoticed. Their previous support of our work has been invaluable, and this funding will help us make our work even more effective and accessible. We have a mutual commitment to ensure our state’s professionals receive quality training and have access to informational resources.”

    To support NHADACA's work, visit

    The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is New Hampshire’s statewide community foundation, founded in 1962 by and for the people of New Hampshire. The Foundation manages a growing collection of 2,000 funds created by generous individuals, families and businesses, and awards more than $50 million in grants and scholarships every year. The Foundation works with generous and visionary citizens to maximize the power of their giving, supports great work happening in our communities and leads and collaborates on high-impact initiatives. For more information, please visit or call 603-225-6641.

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