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New ADS law: "Wider NADA usage will lead to wider acceptance in key areas"

From the desk of Dr.Michael O.Smith.... Friends and Colleagues,
The state of Colorado has just passed a creative new ADS law which will be a big boost to NADA outreach and service in potentially many states.
The summary of SB  13-207:  The bill allows a licensed, registered or certified mental health care professional, who has been appropriately trained,  to perform auricular acudetox.  The auricular Acudetox must be performed within the health care professional’s current scope of practice.
Don’t brag, just inform the key representatives of professionals in your state that Colorado has found a new approach that is better for their members as well as patient care and, for that reason also societal safety. In Colorado there was a lot of sympathy for this position even though there no heavy advocates and no prior  ADS law only a couple of years of nurse NADA practice.  That is the idea sort sells itself, and it is a convenient extension of scope of practice without involving pharma privileg…

NADA PHILIPPINES & 24TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF NADA USA

SOLIDARITY STATEMENT OF NADA PHILIPPINES AT THE 24TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF  NADA USA  Denver, Colorado May 2-4, 2013
We feel deeply honored to be part of this event as we express our solidarity with NADA USA on this, their 24th Annual Conference with the theme, “Fostering  Community Resilience and Healing”.   This theme resonates very much with the vision that NADA Philippines has taken up for itself, since its soft launching in October 2010.  We envision  “a society wherein organized communities can provide their members with affordable and accessible treatment for physical and mental health conditions through ear acupuncture detoxification used in conjunction with other treatment modalities”.  In a country that is beleaguered with social problems affecting a huge number of people and communities, harnessing the inner strength of the people inside the communities can only be the best recourse for healing and recovery. To date,  NADA Philippines has produced around 250 Acupuncture Detox…