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Membership Benefits

As a NADD member you will be exposed to state-of-the-art mental health care and treatment for persons with developmental disabilities. You will be provided with up to date information on assessment, diagnosis, psychopharmacology, therapy, program models, staff training, research, family issues and other mental health aspects concerning individuals who have developmental disabilities. Also, your membership provides a great opportunity to network with others who have similar interests.

Membership benefits include:

  • NADD Bulletin: The NADD Bulletin is the official publication of NADD. This periodical is published electronically, bi-monthly.

  • Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disability (JMHIRD). This journal is published electronically, quarterly. 

  • Conference Discounts on all regional, national and international conferences, as well as Webinar trainings.

  • Centralized Information and Referral Services: NADD can assist you with identifying and locating needed resources. We can help you in your search for appropriate services, i.e., residential, mental health treatment, etc.

  • Chapter Membership: When you become a NADD member, if there is a chapter in your area, you will automatically become a member of that chapter. There is no additional charge to members for chapter affiliation and you are entitled to all chapter benefits.

  • Education and Training Materials: Discounts on all NADD educational material which include books, DVDs and CD's and Computer Based Multi-media.

  • Voting Rights: NADD members are eligible to vote for the Board of Directors. Your vote counts in the leadership of NADD.

  • Networking: Enables you to network with other professionals, care providers and families who share your concern in the field of Dual Diagnosis.

  • Opportunity to be part of the worlds leading organization in it's ongoing efforts towards advancing mental wellness for persons with developmental disabilities through the promotion of excellence in mental health care.