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C4 Recovery Foundation (C4) is honored to present the 11th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD) through its C4 Events division. C4 is a 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to promoting the design, provision, and monitoring of outcomes-based substance use disorder services and providing platforms to integrate varied academic disciplines and professional activities within the field of behavioral health. C4 Events is run by a volunteer board, six staff persons, several invaluable consultants and the graciousness of many volunteers and friends.

This three-and-a-half-day event, which is dedicated to continuing education and networking in the field of behavioral health and addiction, draws more than 1,000 regional, national, and international participants. WCSAD combines workshops and keynotes on timely topics with an unmatched showcase of the industry’s products and services. Workshops led by industry experts ensure attendees leave with actionable tools and strategies they can apply to improve their practice or business. The exhibit area hosts more than 125 vendors allowing for an opportunity to research numerous and various products and services as well as make new connections. Your presence at WCSAD will help maintain and increase your competitive edge in the behavioral health industry.

The Symposium is a catalyst for forging new bonds, creating new referral networks and generating significant return on investments for sponsors, exhibitors, and supporters. At WCSAD, expect to reach any Behavioral or Allied Health professional, CEOs, Presidents and Vice Presidents, Directors, other C-Suite executives, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Collegiate Recovery and Professional Monitoring Organizations, EAPs, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Peer Support, Recovery Coaches, Sober Living Operators and more.

We are indeed grateful for the commitment and support of the organizations that have made WCSAD possible. The agencies represented range from local 12-step groups to national and international corporations, yet each focus on providing support and assistance to people struggling with behavioral health disorders. Their support and involvement has enabled the Symposium to continue to offer the broadest, most challenging education at very cost-effective rates. Don’t miss the opportunity for education and networking at the next WCSAD!

To learn about all of C4’s educational offerings, visit c4events.org.

  • Wonderfully scientific, applicable and well-presented addiction conference. Will attend next year. Thank you!


  • ***** Five-star event


  • The C4 Recovery Staff is amazing -everyone works so hard to make sure it is a great experience for all attendees.


  • WSCAD 2016 was one of the best events I've ever attended. Looking forward to next year!


  • I look forward to this conference all year! It remains my very favorite! Thank you for making it a wonderful time of networking and education. It is now like a reunion for me.


  • This was a hot conference, and I don't mean the weather! (Palm Springs in June)


  • Top level instructors teaching "cutting edge" information at a beautiful and historic resort.


  • We find the relationships we build and the knowledge we gain from C4 Conferences are invaluable.


  • I thought this was one of the best conferences that I have attended in the past few years. It was very well planned and the accommodations/venue was simply the best! Overall EXCELLENT experience!


  • This is my FAVORITE conference, awesome attendees, wonderful breakouts, great exposure for our program.


  • C4 conferences are a part of our company's yearly schedule. We feel that you create the best conferences and we make it priority to attend as many as we can each year.


  • WCSAD is one of the highlights of my year, both professionally and personally.


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