The National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) is the premier source of education and networking for addiction, behavioral, and mental health professionals. In the midst of the national opioid epidemic, addiction treatment is undergoing unprecedented changes. NCAD hosts two annual conferences where like-minded peers discover groundbreaking and evidence-based treatment strategies, and improve patient care.

The conferences bring together professionals of all types for networking, continuing education, and important dialogue, and provide them with the tools they need to address challenges found in the addiction treatment industry.

For three days, come together to discuss patient care strategies, connect and engage with national and influential leaders, and take away critical knowledge to address the significant changes in addiction treatment.

  • 1,100+ Attendees
  • 70+ National Expert Speakers
  • 50+ Educational Sessions
  • 20 CME/CE Credits

NCAD is designed and accredited for professionals in the fields of addiction and behavioral health.


photo of the crowd from a NCAD East conference


NCAD East will be in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2021.

The dates are August 20 - 22, 2021.

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photo of the crowd from a NCAD West conference


NCAD West will be in Denver, Colorado, in 2021.

The dates are August 13 - 15, 2021.

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For more information about NCAD, please contact them by phone at 877-587-7850, by email at [email protected], or by visiting their website.



A national trade membership association that provides education and advocacy for behavioral healthcare providers and related entities.

We are the leading and unifying voice of addiction-focused treatment programs.


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