NADA ear acupuncture training schedule

15 Apr

Training Schedule for Crossroads’ NADA Acudetox Ear Acupuncture Training program

June 1-3, 2018, Las Cruces, NM

November 9-11, 2018 (Location will be either in Albuquerque, NM or Las Cruces, NM)


Instructions for applicants:

  1. Download the registration form.
  2. Email all materials, at least a $300 deposit (or the full cost for the early registration discount) including a letter of interest to:  or mail to Crossroads 1320 S Solano Las Cruces, NM 88001
  3. Invite your colleagues and stay tuned for upcoming details on our facebook page.

About acudetox

NADA Ear Acupuncture or Acudetox can help reduce cravings, insomnia, drug dreams, anxiety and depression during addictions withdrawal, as part of prevention for at risk groups, and can be used to help prevent relapse.  Acudetox is extremely cost-effective and safe and has no medication interactions or adverse side-effectives.  It is applied internationally within psychiatric care, as well as humanitarian aid/disaster relief.  This training will prepare students to practice in all types of settings.

How does it work? This style of acupuncture is known to activate the vagus nerve. It also stimulates the release of endorphins, the body’s natural opiates, and helps regulate seratonin and dopamine, the brain chemicals involved with addiction. It provides deep relaxation and helps restore internal harmony, which supports the patient in their own process of recovery.  Research supports the use of Acudetox to improve retention rates, reduce program costs and reduce recidivism. 

Learn more about acudetox…

About the Training

Crossroads Acupuncture, a 501-c-3 organization has trained over a 200 providers in Acudetox since 2011, and has helped communities in the border region provide over 70,000 treatments primarily within underserved areas.  This course contributes to the qualifications necessary to use this technique to treat addictions in the US.   After training, we support students up until certification, including an optional portion of the 40 hour supervised internship within programs serving the homeless and low-income/marginalized communities in the border region.  Program support for starting an acudetox clinic is also included as part of the cost of the training. The cost also covers training materials, a training manual, and access to our online acudetox library  See registration form for more details. Click here to learn about Crossroads’ NADA Registered Trainer, Ryan Bemis.

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