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Reality Check is working to build the NH Addiction Workforce.
We can help you become a part of it.

Become a NH Addiction Professional:

Certified Prevention Specialist
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Certified Recovery Support Worker


CERTIFIED PREVENTION SPECIALIST (CPS)  

Work in schools, hospitals, and businesses to reduce substance use and abuse and change community environments.
Download the Certified Prevention Specialist Certification Manual
Download the Certified Prevention Specialist Matrix

For more information on certification call or visit:
Prevention Certification Board of New Hampshire
PO Box 1088 Manchester, NH 03105
Phone: 603-828-8958
nhpreventcert@gmail.com or nhpreventcert.org 
Visit:  IC & RC Credentialing Website for more information.


LICENSED ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR (LADC)

Want to be a treatment counselor? 
To become a NH LADC, you will need to:

  • document 300 hours of supervision

  • fill out a counselor evaluation form

  • get 70 contact hours of education and training

  • get a background check

  • get personal references

  • take an exam

  • complete a case study

Contact the licensing board for more information

Download LDAC application forms (scroll to section #4)

Download LDAC Candidate Guide

Have questions about requirements? Call or email the Licensing Board at nhladc@oplc.nh.gov   (603) 271-6761


CERTIFIED RECOVERY SUPPORT WORKER (CRSW)

Requirements:  Attend the Recovery Coach Academy, Recovery Ethics, HIV, Suicide, and other trainings, complete 500 hours of coaching, get 25 hours of supervision, and take an exam.  CRSW's help people build strong recovery and community connections. Below are pieces of the  APPLICATION PACKAGE.  Submit to the Board of Licensing as a package.

License:  $110      Exam $115
Additional information: NH Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Drug & Other Drug Use Professional


NCCAP OFFERS TEST-EXEMPTION ....

The Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist national credential is based on demonstrated competence, skill, training, and experience without testing through December 31, 2018.   Nationally Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists (NCPRSS) are individuals in recovery from substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders whose life experiences and recovery allow them to provide recovery support so others can benefit from their experiences. The purpose is to standardize the knowledge and competency of peer support to individuals with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.   This one-time test-exemption offer is available from January 15, 2018 through December 31, 2018. To take advantage of this offer, visit the NAADAC website at www.naadac.org/ncprss to learn about eligibility requirements and the application process.

 Reality Check will pay $30 toward a training up to $300 per year, toward a NH state credential.