The Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority is the state licensing and credentialing board for addiction counselors and prevention professionals. This regulatory authority regulates the licensing and/or certification for the following titles:
- Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC);
- Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC);
- Registered Addictions Counselor (RAC);
- Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor (CCGC);
- Licensed Prevention Professional (RPP);
- Certified Prevention Professional (CPP);
- Registered Prevention Professional (RPR);
- Counselor/Prevention Specialist in Training (CIT/PSIT);
- Addiction Treatment Assistant (ATA);
- Certified Clinical Supervisor.
Mission: The office for addictive disorders shall perform the functions of the state relating to the care, training, treatment, and education of those suffering from addictive disorders and the prevention of addictive disorders. It shall administer residential and outpatient care facilities of the state for patients suffering from addictive disorders and administer the addictive disorders programs in the state. It shall regulate the practice of all addictive disorders professionals and counselors. It shall also provide a twenty-four-hour, toll-free telephone service to provide information regarding available services to assist with compulsive or problem gambling behavior.
Information and forms related to licensing: http://www.la-adra.org/index.php/forms-and-payment
Search online database for persons licensed under this authority: http://www.la-adra.org/index.php/2012-05-25-02-39-47
Please visit the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority website.
Any questions regarding this information should be directed to the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority using the information provided below.