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Recovery Points to Wellness Training Program

Dr. Caterina Di Palma worked for many years to help develop the law and rules defining the practice of AcuDetox in New Mexico.  After the law and rules were in place, she developed her course based on the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) training and the rapidly growing fields of substance use disorders for treatment, prevention, harm reduction, relapse prevention, recovery and wellness. 


AcuDetox is the five-point ear acupuncture protocol originally developed and used for treating heroin addiction at Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY (1973).  Over the years it was proved useful for all addictions and at all stages of addiction/ recovery/relapse prevention/harm reduction.


For other holistic information and responses to substance use disorders and addiction see:

Dr. Eduardo Duran: several books including Healing the Soul Wound, Buddha in Redface, Native American Post-Colonial Psychology,

Dr. Gabor Mate: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, also ADHD, stress/disease connection, etc.

Intergenerational Trauma

Johann HarI

New Mexico Addictions Education Network (NMAEN)

Presently Dr. Cat is not planning a training.

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