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NAATP National Addiction Leadership Conference has been the annual “go to” event for our industry since 1978. NAATP National remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field.

Conference Thank You 

The 39th Annual NAATP National Addiction Leadership Conference is complete! We had a successful conference with great energy in Austin, TX on May 21-23, 2017. Our members and attendees go home with renewed vision and direction. Thank you to the 700 treatment professionals that attended, sponsored, exhibited, and presented.

Conference Program

Download the conference program to review sessions, exhibitors, sponsors, and more! Download Conference Program

Conference Session Materials 

General Sessions: 
Opening Comments by Marvin Ventrell 
Charting Our Field's Trajectory: The NAATP Provider CEO Perspective
Protecting our Brands: Treatment Provider Business Development, Ethics, and Intellectual Property
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

Addiction Provider Regulartory Law and Practice 
Risky Business: The Search for Standards in Recovery Residences
It's More Than an Opioid Epidemic: The Big Picture of Addiction
System Improvements Through Public Advocacy: The Hill, The PAC, The Constituency
Top 10 Legal Issues of 2017 
Managed Care Friendly: A Guide to Better Reimbursement and a Simpler Process
Treatment Transformation: Leveraging Technology and Research to Evolve our Clinical Model

Audio Files provided by Recovery Coast to Coast:
Interview: Marvin Ventrell, Executive Director - NAATP
Interview: Doug Tieman, President & CEO - Caron Treatment Centers
Interview: Kimberly Johnson, Director - CSAT
Interview: Michael King, Director of Outreach - Facing Addiction
Interview: Leonard Buschel, Founder/Director - Reel Recovery
Interview: Lane W - People's Anonymous
Interview: Sara Buckler, Outreach Manager - Cenikor Austin
Interview: Stephan Marion - Director of Market Development - The Ranch at Clear Springs

Presentation: Opening Remarks
Presentation: Charting our Field's Trajectory
Presentation: Membership Meeting and PAC Luncheon
Presentation: All Addicts Matter
Presentation: Facing Addiction in America
Presentation: NAATP Awards Banquet
Presentation: Protecting our Brands

Conference Photos

Browse and enjoy the conference photos! 

2017 Golf Tourney Photos
2017 Annual Conference Photos

Conference App 

The conference app is still available for download and browsing. 

How to Download the App:
Search for "NAATP National 2017" in the Apple or Google Play store. Enter your first and last name, email and begin planning! Visit the Guide to Using NAATP National 2017 App

*Disclaimer: It is the policy of The National Association to shield its members from unwanted marketing and sales efforts. For this reason, NAATP assures its members and conference attendees that their membership information, Addiction Industry Directory (The AID) listing, and conference attendance information will not be shared in the form of list distribution.

2018 Conference 

Mark your calendar for the 40th Annual NAATP National 2018 in Denver, CO at the Omni Interlocken on May 20-22, 2018.