Welcome to the National Association of Chemical Dependency Nurses (NACDN), The Association whose members are dedicated to providing superior care to Chemically Dependent patients and their families.

As an association we provide our nurses with the latest most up to date information and treatment trends in Substance Use Disorders.

MISSION

To provide and maintain quality nursing care for individuals with Substance Use Disorders and their families through education, training and research. To provide an environment that promotes a superior level of knowledge in the field of Chemical Dependency Nursing.

HISTORY

National Association of Chemical Dependency Nurses (NACDN), formerly Maryland Association of Chemical Dependency Nurses (MACDN), was founded in April 2005 by a group of Johns Hopkins Bayview Chemical Dependency Nurses.

The Board of Directors decided to obtain national status in January 2020 to allow caring nurses from other states to join our organization.

WHO WE ARE

NACDN is a group of nurses who share a common interest and commitment to raising the professional and educational standard in the field of Chemical Dependency Nursing.