Cardwell C. Nuckols, MA, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in such areas as behavioral medicine and addictions treatment and has been a clinical and developmental consultant for over thirty years. In 1979, he formed his first company, Cardwell C. Nuckols and Associates LLC, a national and international training and consulting organization. Over the years, he has served the healthcare field in multiple capacities as a clinician, supervisor, program director and hospital administrator.

Dr Nuckols has led numerous corporate start-up and re-engineering projects, including involvement in the development of three publicly traded companies. One of these corporations is helping to bring to market new medications to help those suffering from the devastation of AIDS. For his entrepreneurial efforts, Dunn and Bradstreet nominated Dr. Nuckols to receive placement in the 2004 National Business Registry.

Dr. Nuckols' educational background includes advanced work in medical research, pharmacology, education and psychology. His practical approach comes from working with people in various business and clinical settings. Dr. Nuckols has consulted with The Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO), United Auto Workers, Stouffers, Boeing, DuPont, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, United Airlines, and other industries in the area of enhancing productivity. He served as a trainer and consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), federal court systems, and branches of the armed forces specializing in the areas of antisociality, violence, and trauma.

During his career, he has been awarded national honors including the SECAD and Gooderham awards, as well as being recognized for his contributions to The American Society of Addiction Medicine's Patient Placement Criteria. Dr. Nuckols is also on the review boards of Counselor Magazine and the Dual Network. He writes a column entitled Pharm Report for Counselor Magazine.

Dr. Nuckols is widely published, having authored more than 50 journal articles, 28 books and workbooks, 24 DVDs, CDs and videos, and 17 audiotape series. Dr Nuckols first book, Cocaine: Dependency to Recovery, is a trade best seller, as are his booklets Quitting Heroin and Quitting Marijuana (Hazelden). His recent works include the book, Healing an Angry Heart (HCI) and video Chalk Talk on Drugs with Father Martin (Kelly Productions). A series of workbooks on "Adolescent Disruptive Behavior Disorders" and a CD on "Anger Management" has recently been released by Hazelden Publications as a part of their Adolescent Co-occurring Disorder Series. Dr. Nuckols has recently produced two DVDs titled The Evidence Based Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders and The Science Based Treatment of Addictive Disorders. He is currently working on a patient education and workbook series titled "Discovery To Recovery." This series will utilize the latest scientific research to assist alcoholics and addicts in their personal recovery.

Dr. Nuckols' passion and mission is to assist in the translation of emerging scientific research into information and technique helpful to those who do the important work of helping alcoholics, addicts and those suffering from co-occurring disorders find their personal road to recovery.

Dr. Cardwell C. Nuckols

Funding for this initiative was made possible  by grant no. 1H79TI081720 from SAMHSA.  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by DAODAS.