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Masters Level Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor


The mission at Headrest is to assist those who have or are affected by a substance use disorder, experiencing a crisis, or needing support, by providing effective programs and treatment regardless of ability to pay.

Headrest offers programs in three areas: Crisis Hotline (24/7), Outpatient Counseling and Low-Intensity Residential Program. These programs are available to people living throughout the Upper Valley community and State of New Hampshire.

The Hotline is available to anyone and calls vary from requests for information to callers struggling with thoughts of suicide. Headrest has provided over 420,000 continuous hours of crisis intervention and support. The generosity of local towns, communities and individuals help in Headrest’s endeavor of continuing to provide these critical services especially in recent times of the opioid epidemic.

Outpatient services are available to all NH and VT residents. Headrest works with client’s to make services as affordable as possible ensuring financial barriers do not prevent individuals from seeking help. The Highly Qualified Headrest come with years of clinical experiences and passions in helping those struggling with Substance Use Disorders.

Low-Intensity Residential services (previously known as Transitional Living) is available to all New Hampshire Residents or those homeless in New Hampshire. The residential program assists clients in reclaiming their life from the devastating effects of addiction. Many transition to the residential program from 28-day rehabilitation programs. The length of stay may vary but Headrest is able to provide services to clients from 90-180 days.

Headrest has a great opportunity for a Master’s level Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC) or a Bachelors level Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor in Lebanon, NH location. The MLADC/LADC promotes and provides clinical health interventions related to substance use disorders. 

Job Type: Full-time 

License required: • MLADC/LADC


-Be licensed by the New Hampshire Board for Alcohol and other drug Use Professionals or licensed eligible.

-Have a degree in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Addictions, Human Services or other equitable degree.

-Attention to detail and proficient with computer software and well organized.

-Be able to function independently and as a team.

-Adhere to agency standards and confidentiality laws.


-Facilitate Intensive outpatient groups, weekly individual sessions and facilitate the NH Impaired Driver Care Management Program

-Case Management needs as they arise in client’s care.

-Collaborate with outside agency, probation/parole, and family members.

-Establish/Maintain up to date records and an active case load as assigned by the Clinical Director.

How to Apply:

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Cameron Ford, Executive Director, Headrest to

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Date Added: January 5, 2021

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