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2023: A Year in Review

NAATP is grateful for the providers, supporters, and affiliates who make up our membership. Whether you provide direct patient care, peer recovery support services, or offer services and products used by SUD programs, we thank you all for your service. The work you do matters. You save lives and together we build a better future for everyone.

Thank you for trusting us as your professional membership program. Our hope is that we delivered on our promise to make your organization stronger.

As we move into 2024, we want to take a moment and highlight a few achievements from the past year.


Assembled 650 attendees from 310 organizations in our nation’s capital for our 44th annual NAATP National Leadership Conference with 100 exhibitors, 40 sponsors, and 100 advocates at Hill Day.


A dozen public policy updates (PPUs) together with our CEO at a White House to commemorate the passage of important SUD legislation.


NAATP Foundation (FoRSE) published Inaugural Report examining Outcomes Measurement in Addiction Healthcare along with delivery of 55 Site-Specific Reports


FoRSE reached 100 participating treatment center data sites submitting data from over 213,000 episodes of patient care along with the release of new data validation rules.


The release of our 14th Biennial Salary Survey analyzed salary data from 56 jobs with a total of 4,686 employees reported from 114 member organizations.


Educational training opportunities: 15 conference sessions, 3 regional roundtables, and 9 webinars offered for 20 CE credits for members to advance their professional training.


Number of CEOs in attendance at leadership-specific events including our inaugural Women in LeadershipBreakfast, newly launched CEO-to-CEO Series, and anadvocacy-focused leadership luncheon.


Our commitment to DEIB remains absolute with the release of the next Stages of Change Assessment Tool for all staff, the inclusion of DEIB as a standingcommittee, and the addition of language about equity and inclusivity into our values and statements.


Between committee and advisory work, board service,committed conference helpers, and expert presenters and blog writers, 130 individuals volunteered their time to the Association.


Our NAATP Team expanded to 9 staff with the hire of Dr. Bethany Nelson as Director of Foundation Operations and Luke Miller as Communication and Development Manager.

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