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ECS 2022
Provided by HMP Education
Welcome to the Next Chapter
August 19-21, 2022 | Baltimore, MD

When it comes to treating addiction, we’re stronger together. Previously known as NCAD East, next year we’ll return to Baltimore as the East Coast Symposium; new name, same great meeting. At the East Coast Symposium, you’ll find yourself among like-minded peers, learning and addressing the significant challenges we must overcome.

Join us as we rise above the challenges, reverse the numbers, and recover together. Registration is open! Reserve your spot today at the lowest rate of the year.

Conference Attendee

For 3 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. 

National Expert Speakers
Educational Sessions
CME/CE Credits
Who Should Attend?

The East Coast Symposium is designed and accredited for professionals in the fields of addiction and behavioral health:

Social Workers
Advanced Practice Nurses
Physician Assistants
Primary Care Physicians
Others with cause commitment
2021 Featured Speakers

Here are some of the multi-disciplinary experts from across the nation who joined us at NCAD East 2021.

Vance Johnson, Former Denver Bronco
Shares His Story of Recovery and Giving Back
John Kelly, PhD, of Harvard
Explores the Latest Research on Addiction
Hilarie Cash, PhD, LMHC, CSAT, WSGC
On Treating the Rapidly Growing Gaming Addiction Population
Matthew Johnson, PhD, of Johns Hopkins
Updates on Psychedelic Therapies in Addiction Treatment
Debra Furr-Holden, PhD
Presenting Social Determinants of Health
NCAD has been really informative and engaging. It’s exciting to be around like-minded professionals who are all wanting to better our practice so we can better help our patients.

Primary Addiction Counselor & Outpatient Clinical Supervisor
Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services

This is the first conference I’ve attended where we get to select the breakout sessions that most fit my educational needs. I’m having a great time! Dr. Mel Pohl is a favorite; with his personal experience, who he is and what he does—he can’t get any better! He lives the story and he can deliver.

Nurse Practitioner

I really enjoyed the sessions on trauma and technology-driven treatment. NCAD provides sessions on treatment strategies that are clinically relevant and cutting-edge. I left this conference with a better sense of what is coming next in recovery, mental health, and substance-abuse treatment. The exhibit hall was awesome too! I found the information being shared by exhibitors to be useful and I had the opportunity to reconnect with people I haven’t seen in a while.

Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Temple University Health System

It’s been a great experience and I’ve made a lot of good connections. It was fun to see people that I know and reconnect with them and to meet new people and learn about their programs.

Community Relations Coordinator

The interaction has been great! Attendees are very receptive and have very good energy. Everyone I’ve connected with is passionate about helping people and I think that’s what really matters.

Specialty Account Executive