Category Archives: Industry News

The War Room December 2013

December 3, 2013

You are an agent of change. You may not know it, but you are. In fact, as a part of the field of addiction recovery you have the ability, opportunity and even responsibility to effectuate change, both in yourself and … Continue reading

Alcohol Consumption During Early Pregnancy

November 22, 2013

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is known to increase the risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or FAS – a spectrum of disorders that can last a child’s lifetime. FAS is not a precise definition of one problem. Rather, it represents a … Continue reading

Addiction Counselors and Abstinence

November 6, 2013

The American Psychological Association released a recent study in their journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors showing that up to half of addiction counselors deem it acceptable to allow alcohol abusing clients to have an occasional drink. This is a significant … Continue reading

Bath Salts Contributing to Thousands of ER Visits

October 23, 2013

Bath Salts have become a fast growing drug of abuse in the United States. The chilling effects have been seen in the media the country over with gruesome images of violent behavior. With the proliferation of the drug, has come … Continue reading

The State of the US Mental Illness Epidemic

October 6, 2013

The degree of mental illness in the United States remains a serious issue of concern, as a significant number of US adults experience some sort of mental health issue each and every year. Mental illness is a broad term, however … Continue reading

The Link between Marijuana and Psychosis

September 6, 2013

The dangers of marijuana use have been hotly debated and theories from both sides of the argument have been postured for decades. Today, the effects of marijuana are more topical than ever as certain states begin to legalize its use … Continue reading

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The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.