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Information current as of Sep. 4, 2014.
Addictive Disorders and Prevention and Licensing

 Boards and Commissions, Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority

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:

  1. Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC);
  2. Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC);
  3. Registered Addictions Counselor (RAC);
  4. Certified Compulsive Gambling Counselor (CCGC);
  5. Licensed Prevention Professional (RPP);
  6. Certified Prevention Professional (CPP);
  7. Registered Prevention Professional (RPR);
  8. Counselor/Prevention Specialist in Training (CIT/PSIT);
  9. Addiction Treatment Assistant (ATA);
  10. 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.

Contact Information
Lauren Lear, Assistant Director
( 225 ) 361 - 0698
Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority
Physical Address
4919 Jamestown Ave
Ste 203
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Mailing Address
4919 Jamestown Ave
Ste 203
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Primary Phone Number: ( 225 ) 361 - 0698
Fax Number: ( 225 ) 364 - 2631
Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed