ADACBGA has cooperative relationships with some professional organizations in the field to provide value-added services to our Member Boards and the counselors, interns, and, ultimately, the public they serve.

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was founded in 1987 out of the need to evaluate and monitor quality of care in the rapidly growing filed of addiction recovery related services in the state of Georgia. It was the first association to develop and maintain a standards system for recovery residence programs in the state.

With over 38 years of experience helping men and women deal with addiction, Talbott Recovery truly understands the pain, sorrow and confusion that accompany substance abuse. Our caring team of professional counselors, physicians, social workers and support staff at our private drug & alcohol addiction recovery and rehab centers are here to help you.

Breaking the cycle of addiction, poverty, and homelessness of women and women with children by empowering them to improve the quality of their lives.


Therapy and Therapy Training for Individuals, Couples, & Families

IC&RC has developed Candidate Guides to provide candidates with guidance for the IC&RC examination process. Candidate Guides provide background information on the examination development and administration process. They also contain exam content guidelines, sample questions, and examination reference lists.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) offers online continuing education for substance abuse treatment professionals. These courses are made available through the Knowledge Application Program (KAP). The online courses are designed to provide you with an opportunity for professional growth and the continuing education units (CEU) hours you need to maintain certification or licensure.

Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia- The PCCG is a 501© (6) organization with committees covering credentialing, recertification, training, public relations, resource development and prevention ethics. A Board of Directors represents both the private and public sectors (including grass roots representation) in Georgia.


Building resilience… Facilitating recovery… A life in the community for everyone. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work — a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is gearing all of its resources — programs, policies and grants — toward that outcome.

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), promotes the quality and availability of community-based substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families who need them. CSAT works with States and community-based groups to improve and expand existing substance abuse treatment services under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program. CSAT also supports SAMHSA’s free treatment referral service to link people with the community-based substance abuse services they need.

SAMHSA’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. CSAP works with States and communities to develop comprehensive prevention systems that create healthy communities in which people enjoy a quality life. This includes supportive work and school environments, drug- and crime-free neighborhoods, and positive connections with friends and family.

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

CEU Matrix is an internet-based educational service providing initial and re-certification coursework for addiction and criminal justice treatment professionals. We offer a special Georgia package of 270 hours (for initial certification) for only $1199 (just $4.44/hour). Additionally, we have a 40 hour package for re-certification for only $200. A payment installment plan is available with the 270 hour package.

Exclusive provider of study materials for the AODA and Advanced AODA written & oral examinations, AODA Spanish Translation, Clinical Supervisor, and Prevention Specialist exams. was developed to assist counseling professionals who are working to obtain a credential (licensure or certification) as a drug and/or alcohol counselor.

Professional Training Center, Inc. was developed out of an association of nationally recognized trainers. The purpose of the organization was to enhance the competency levels of professionals working within the business and health care community. We offer a variety of training events for mental health and substance abuse professionals, EAP’s, business and professional organizations.