Accreditations |


Read on to learn more about some of the various accreditations for organizations in substance abuse and mental health treatment.

HON Certification
Health on the Net (HON) is a non-profit organization that works closely with the World Health Organization to verify reliable health and medical information on the Internet. HON has established a Code of Conduct that websites must adhere to in order to demonstrate the reliability and credibility of the health information they provide. By meeting HON’s Code of Conduct, our site has received certification, further demonstrating our trustworthiness and expertise in the field of addiction. Certificate of Compliance

NAADAC Organizational Membership

The NAADAC Organizational Membership demonstrates an organization’s “commitment to quality standards and leadership in the field of addiction.” NAADAC is the Association for Addiction Professionals – by joining as an Organizational Member, American Addiction Centers commits to supporting the addiction profession and the direction in which it is headed.

SAMHSA Directory
The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration is an online resource that offers information to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health disorders. To be listed on SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, a facility must be licensed and/or accredited by their respective state or national accrediting agency. All American Addiction Centers facilities are proudly certified by the Joint Commission or CARF and therefore meet these listing standards.

The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval signifies that an organization meets the “highest national standards for safety and quality of care and is also committed to continually improving patient care.” All American Addiction Centers facilities are at least accredited by either the Joint Commission or CARF, with some treatment centers being certified by both accrediting bodies.

CARF Accreditation
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF, assures that an accredited facility is of the highest quality, meets clearly defined and nationally accepted standards, and demonstrates a commitment to superior performance for their clients. With a majority of American Addiction Centers facilities being CARF accredited, we are committed to continually enhancing the quality of services provided and improving overall patient satisfaction.

National Association for Behavioral Healthcare
The National Association for Behavioral Healthcare accreditation recognizes facilities that are “committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective prevention, treatment and care” for individuals struggling with substance use and/or mental health disorders. American Addiction Centers is proud to be NABH accredited and recognized for the quality of clinical care offered at our facilities.

NAADAC Approved Education Providers
NAADAC Approved Education Providers offer training and education for those who are seeking to become certified/licensed, for those who want to maintain their certification/license at the state or national level, for those who want to add to their education, and for those from other disciplines who want to learn more about substance use and co-occurring disorders. As a NAADAC Approved Education Providers, we offer continuing education credits to SUD clinicians to help them maintain their license.

National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and functions as the nation’s medical research agency. The NIH operates with the intention of improving health, making important discoveries, and saving lives., a site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud supporter of NIH.

National Institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. NIAA is the largest financial supporter of alcohol research in the world, by supporting and conducting research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being., a site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud supporter of NIH NIAA.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome strives to prevent prenatal exposure to harmful substances, such as drugs and alcohol. NOFAS works to raise awareness and support women before and during pregnancy, as well as support for individuals, families, and communities affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders., a site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud supporter of NOFAS.

Alcohol Justice
Alcohol Justice is an “alcohol industry watchdog” who strives to advocate for change within the alcohol industry’s harmful practices. Alcohol Justice promotes evidence-based articles in hope of educating the community and keeping it a safe place for youth., a site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud “Activist” of Alcohol Justice.

World Anti-Doping Agency
The World Anti-Doping Agency focuses on scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities, and the World Anti-Doping Code in anticipation of establishing a doping-free sporting environment for all athletes., a directory site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud supporter of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Young People in Recovery
Young People in Recovery is an organization that strives to reduce the use of drugs and alcohol among young people by offering resources, life skills, and peer supports. They aim to help young people recover from substance use disorder and reach their full potential in life., a directory site owned and operated by American Addiction Centers, is a proud supporter of Young People in Recovery.


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