Link to Resources

Building the bridge

  • Help the youth make the connection to the resource they need
  • Do not┬ájust hand the youth the contact information
  • Using motivational interviewing techniques
  • Work as a Team
    • If you are not sure what resource to connect a youth with, discuss it with the other icanhelp Representatives in your team
    • Discuss issues with the health professionals in your community

Below is a list of organizations and their areas of focus:

  • NAADAC National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • IC&RC International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium offers internationally recognized credentials and exames for prevention, substance use treatment and recovery professionals
    • https://www.internationalcredentialing.org
    • They focus on 6 credentials:
      1. Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ADC)
      2. Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (AADC)
      3. Clinical Supervisor (CS)
      4. Prevention Specialist (PS)
      5. Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP)
      6. Peer Recovery (PR)