2018 NASADAD/CSAT/CSAP Annual Meeting Materials Now Available

The NASADAD Annual Meeting in Conjunction and Featuring Meeting Sessions with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) was held May 21-24, 2018 in Bethesda, MD. Approximately 250 NASADAD members, prevention coordinators, treatment coordinators, women’s services coordinators, other State alcohol and drug agency staff, federal officials, and other stakeholders attended the meeting.

On May 23rd, the Annual Meeting featured plenary sessions covering an array of topics: updates from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), primary prevention efforts, recovery housing, women’s treatment services, workforce issues, and more. All slide presentations from the plenary sessions are available below.


Updates from SAMHSA: CSAP, CSAT, CBHSQ, and OFR

Speakers: Fran Harding, A. Kathryn Power, Daryl Kade, and Deepa Avula


Women’s SUD Initiatives in the Time of the Opioid Epidemic

Speakers: Nancy Young (CFF), Starleen Scott-Robbins (NC), and Chris Scalise (NJ)

  • Combined slides by Nancy Young, Starleen Scott-Robbins, and Chris Scalise


Primary Prevention in the Time of the Opioid Epidemic 
Speakers: Janice Petersen (LA) and Craig PoVey (UT)


Strategies to Ensure Access to and Quality of Recovery Housing
Speakers: Tom Hill (National Council for BH), David Sheridan (NARR), Ute Gazioch (FL), Kevin Moore (IN), and Allison Bauer (MA)


Innovations in SUD Services and Implications for the Substance Abuse Block Grant
Speakers: Edward Mersereau (HI), Barbara Bazron (MD), Mark Stringer (MO), Steve Hanson (NY), Michael Langer (WA)

  • Combined slides by Eddie Mersereau (HI), Barbara Bazron (MD), Mark Stringer (MO), Steve Hanson (NY), and Michael Langer (WA)


Collaboration on Workforce and Block Grant Agencies
Speakers: Holly Hagle (ATTC), Beth Rutkowski (ATTC), Jenny Wood (CO), Edward Mersereau (HI), Phyllis Millspaugh (KY), Gail Taylor (VA)