2021-2022 CSAC/CADC cohort beginning in October

The Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts (PAHA) is a NAADAC accredited provider of professional addictions training for those seeking to qualify for the Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC/CADC) credential, and for professionals needing continuing education credits or desiring to expand their Read More...

Get Six Continuing Ed Credits for $75.00. Choose from over 45 Courses.

Take advantage of your time sheltering in place and get the coursework you need for Certification, Re-certification or Continuing Education Credits.   CSAC/CADC Certification: Certified Substance Abuse Counselors are educated and qualified to provide assessment, counseling, case management Read More...

Into the New Year

2011 was a year for the books, with much inner growth and endurance as the orders of the day. 2012 shines with promise. A new job, possibly a move to a new home and a new website for Pacific Academy of the Healing Arts. We are planning to construct a website specifically for addictions Read More...

Light in the storm

Last week, I wrote about an old friend being shaken from the welfare tree because he was deemed "not disabled enough" to forgo work. Thursday, I picked my messages to hear the first shade of hope in this man's voice in many months. He was jubilantly announcing that, after six years of Read More...

Monday Monday

It is Monday, October 10th, 2011. It is raining in North Hawai'i and an Australian won the Iron man Triathlon held in Kailua Kona last weekend. Just got a call a from an old friend who has been out of work for over a year and who just learned that his meager welfare benefit is being Read More...