The CT Association for Addiction Professionals, CAAP, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide advocacy for addiction-focused professionals in Connecticut. The dedicated all-volunteer board and committee members work diligently to support and promote the advancement of our profession. 

CAAP is a chapter of the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). NAADAC's mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction-focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development, and research.

CAAP Board of Directors


  • President: Susan Campion
  • Vice President: Darlene Shuff Porter
  • Treasurer: Eileen Russo
  • Secretary: Lew Slotnick

Board Members

  • Marvin Douglas
  • Tia Rinehart
  • Albert Young - Emeritus

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Connecticut Association for Addiction Professionals

Susan Campion: CAAP President

Darlene Shuff Porter: CAAP Vice President

Eileen RussoCAAP Treasurer

Lew Slotnick: CAAP Secretary

Marvin Douglas: Liaison - Public Policy

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