NAIC- Norman Addiction Information & Counseling
P.O. Box 730
215 W. Linn
Norman OK 73070-0730
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Organization Does Business As (DBA) Name(s)
Organization DBA
Norman Addiction Information & Counseling
Mission Statement Our mission is to provide help and inspire hope for individuals, families and communities through the prevention and treatment of addiction and mental illness.
Contact Information
Contact Name Teresa Seal
Contact email
Address P.O. Box 730
215 W. Linn
Norman, OK 73070 0730
Phone (405) 321-2200
Fax 405-360-4918
County Cleveland County
How to Give
Donate with Credit Card
Donate to Endowment
Other ways to donate, support or volunteer NAIC offers many ways for donors to give:
Donors may mail a donation to our post office box. Phone in a credit card donation. Give online via our website We accept in-kind donations of services, as well as goods. Volunteer opportunities include internships as well as opportunities to assist with support tasks and gardening.
Financial Summary
Projected Revenue $131,900.00
Projected Expenses $131,900.00
History and Background
Former Names
Norman Alcohol Information Center1996
Year Founded 1972
IRS Ruling Year 1972
State Registration Expiration Feb 2016
Mission Our mission is to provide help and inspire hope for individuals, families and communities through the prevention and treatment of addiction and mental illness.
In 1972, Father Richard "Dick" Virtue founded the Norman Alcohol Information Center (NAIC) with a $6,000 grant from the National Episcopal Churchwomen and gifts from Norman civic leaders. The following year, NAIC become a United Way of Norman partner, and in 1975 became the first agency in the state of Oklahoma to receive a state contract to provide outpatient treatment services.  Father Dick Virtue served as NAIC's founding director for 30 years.  He understood alcoholism and how it impacted the family.  As a very successful business man, he lost everything -- his business, his family, and himself due to his alcoholism.  Through recovery, he gained his life back and was ordained as an episcopal priest with a special mission of helping the alcoholic.  Father Virtue advocated tirelessly for treatment services and was the pioneer who steered NAIC's legacy as a premier treatment center which has saved thousands of lives over the last 40 years. 
Still known as NAIC, our name changed in 2008 to Norman Addiction Information & Counseling to better communicate the services we provide today.  In the early days of NAIC, we had a small office in St. John's Episcopal Church with a phone answered by Father Virtue himself.  Today, we have a beautiful two-story brick building and provide comprehensive outpatient treatment services for alcoholism, drug addiction, problem and compulsive gambling and co-occurring mental health conditions.  The setting has changed and the services have expanded but we continue NAIC's mission.  

 Our top accomplishments from last year:

  • It was reported 96.2% of individuals and 98.9% of families surveyed understand the disease and how it impacts the family.
  • It was reported 92.5% of individuals and 96.6% of families surveyed reported improved family relationships.
  •  It was reported 99.7% of individuals and 100% of families surveyed reported no longer using drugs or alcohol or not as much. (88% of individuals and 94% of families reported abstinence from alcohol / drugs and 12% of individuals and 6% of families reported not using alcohol / drugs as much.)
  • It was reported 86.7% of individuals and 97.8% of families surveyed reported becoming employed, returning to school or attaining a GED.
  • It was reported 97.4% of individuals and 98.9% of families surveyed reported positive lifestyle changes.
  • It was reported 95.1% of individuals and 89.8% of families surveyed reported developing coping skills that help them not to use.

 Our top 5 goals for this year:

  •  To reduce the 10 week waiting list for assessments by attaining additional funding to hire enough counselors to meet the needs
  • To increase treatment completions by 10%
  • To increase capacity for couples and family treatment
  • To attain a more efficient and effective electronic health records system
  • To renovate the Board Room into an education center for groups and training
The top most pressing needs:
  • Additional funding sources to hire additional counselors.  Currently, there is a 10 week waiting list to get an assessment  $50,000 for one or $100,000 for two -- costs include benefits.
  • Renovating our current Board Room into an education center, which will allow for us to expand group services and therapist training, which will be $45,000
CEO/Executive Director Statement

This past year, I have realized that NAIC’s bottom line is that we save lives and heal families. What we do is that real, and it is that urgent. I am fortunate to be part of a fantastic organization that provides help and      inspires people to get the treatment and prevention   services they need for substance abuse, gambling and other mental health issues. Hundreds of individuals and their families come through our doors each year to start the path to recovery. Teens and adults gain their health, find their direction and purpose in life and renew     relationships with loved ones. Amazing! We are able to do this through our community and state partners, our private donors, our volunteers and our incredibly committed board and staff. I am proud to present our    annual report and invite you to review it. Although what we do looks great on paper, the most wonderful thing is the light that comes on in the eyes of the people we serve. Their success is yours as well.   

Teresa Collado, MHR, CPS 

Board Chair Statement

NAIC continues to grow diverse funding sources, more community partnerships and opportunities for clients to receive treatment. This year has been one of new opportunities for NAIC staff, clients, donors and board members and I’m pleased to share the 2015 Annual Report for the Norman Addiction and Information Counseling. 

In view of continued budget cuts at the state level, the board has pursued a policy of diversification across many areas of NAIC life under the direction of our Executive Director, Teresa Collado, including funding, partnerships and client treatment. An exciting new grant is the STREET Grant that is funding Celebrating Families as part of the Drug Court program. This and other programs go beyond treatment of addiction and emphasize addiction as a disease and work to dispel tendencies toward shame.   Recent public dialogue, initiated by a board member, underscored the importance of addressing misunderstandings about addiction and advancing new brain science into the public discourse.

I want to give a special thanks to our donors, staff and volunteers who make our success possible. NAIC is taking action on many fronts from broadening our licensing and state certifications to more community   networking. I hope you, too, will find in the 2015 Annual Report an    NAIC that is fully engaged in meeting the needs of the substance abuse community and charting a new course.


Brent Smith


Area Served
Area Served
Geographic Area Served
Central Oklahoma
NAIC provides services for residents of Cleveland, McClain, Garvin and Oklahoma counties as well as other counties.  We have a second office in Purcell.  We have had clients as far as Duncan or southern Oklahoma come to our agency for problem gambling treatment services due to the severe lack of availability for problem gambling treatment. 
Service Categories
Secondary Organizational Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention/Gambling Addictions
Tertiary Organizational Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention/Counseling
NAIC provides outpatient substance abuse treatment for adolescents and their families.  Adolescents range from age 12 to 17.  Adolescents are referred by City of Norman, District Attorney's Office and by family members.  Family members are required to participate in the treatment.  Once the client is assessed, the counselor works with the person to develop an individualized treatment plan that may include group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, case management and education depending on the needs of the client.  The intensity and duration of the treatment is based on individual needs. 
Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent
Program Short-term SuccessHelpDescription of short-term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program.
  • 100% of adolescents and parents surveyed reported the adolescent is no longer using drugs/alcohol or has reduced usage.
  • 96% of adolescents and parents surveyed reported an understanding of the disease of addiction and how it affects the family.
Program Long-term SuccessHelpDescription of the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future or represent an ideal state.
  • 94% of adolescents and parents surveyed reported improved relationships with their families
  • 94% of adolescents and parents surveyed reported positive lifestyle changes for the adolescent.
  • 97% of adolescents and parents surveyed reported adolescent intended to completed school or complete their GED.
Program Success MonitoringHelpDescription of the tools used to measure or track program impact.
We utilize several tools to monitor the success of the program.  Each client works with the counselor to develop a personalized treatment plan.  The client is instrumental in setting personal goals for treatment.  The goals are reviewed through out treatment to measure success.  At the end of treatment, clients are given another assessment that determines their level of functioning and gives a good comparison from their initial assessment.  Quarterly, the clients self-report in an anonymous survey several outcome measures.  The outcome measures are reported to United Way of Norman quarterly with an annual report which compiles all of the information.  NAIC also provides an anonymous satisfaction survey at the end of treatment for which the results are compiled and tabulated by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health.  NAIC also follows up 45 days after discharge to see how the client is doing and if NAIC can assist with any needs. 
Examples of Program SuccessHelpSpecific examples of changes in behaviors or testimonies of changes that demonstrate program success.
"Meagan" was a seventeen year old meth addict with significant trauma issues.  She had multiple legal issues, had dropped out of school and was not living at home.  After 5 months at NAIC, Meagan remained clean, started living at an independent living facility for adolescents, was working, going to school and working on her relationship with her parents.  Meagan has plans to attend college and does an excellent job of mentoring adolescents in her groups at NAIC.  She celebrated her 18th birthday by coming home from work and studying for a test.  She reported to her group members that this had done more to create good feelings about herself than 7 years of substance abuse had done. 
NAIC provides outpatient substance abuse and problem gambling treatment for adults ages 18 and above.  During the assessment, the counselor works with the person to develop an individualized treatment plan.  The treatment plan may include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, case management and education depending on the needs of the individual.  Counseling and education focuses on family and relationship issues, grief, anxiety, depression and trauma as well as the primary diagnoses of addiction.  The intensity and length of treatment is based on the individual needs and abilities of the client. 
Population Served Adults
Comments on Programs
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

NAIC services for adolescents and adults are intended to decrease use of substances of abuse and/or co-occurring disorder symptomatology, reduce alcohol / other drug related criminal activity, reduce driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs (DUI), increase level of functioning, improve educational standing, improve social connectedness, increase access to services and service capacity, and empower adolescents to maintain recovery. Substance abuse treatment services are provided to assess and address the individual needs. Frequency of services is determined by mutual agreement between the treatment professional and the client.

Last year we implemented a new walk-in process because the assessment waiting list had grown to 3 months. The new process is now matured and has proved to be very successful. The current waiting list for assessment at NAIC is no longer than three weeks (down from three months) with a median time to first group attendance (if needed) of one day from first presentation to the agency. These changes and new options in assessment and intake have also sharply reduced no-show rates which translate into more clients receiving services. The continued waiting list of three weeks even with these changes speaks of the continued high level of need for substance abuse treatment in the community

One of the biggest challenges remains funding, particularly for adolescent treatment. We continue to work on transitioning our board into a fundraising board and currently have an active fundraising committee dedicated to developing a comprehensive fundraising plan. NAIC recently added a development position so that our focus on fund development will strengthen. We continue to find that our partners need more training in understanding addiction, how it affects family systems and how it affects systems in general including the ones from which the adolescents receive services. 

Another challenge remains the law requiring Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) clients to be drug tested if the screening indicates a substance abuse problem.  There is not enough money allocated to provide this type of service which is costly and does not significantly add to the effectiveness of treatment. Agencies and the state are continuing to clarify changes to procedures and practices brought about by these legislated changes while preserving best practices in treatment of substance abuse and dependency. NAIC implemented a change in this particular process to include a therapist’s recommendation for further assessment.  

CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Teresa Collado
Start Date Oct 2008
Experience Teresa Collado was appointed the Executive Director in October of 2008.  Teresa served her first 10 years at NAIC as Associate Director, Prevention & Development Services.  She left for one year to serve as Executive Director for the Oklahoma Substance Abuse Services Association before she was recruited back to serve as NAIC's executive director.  Teresa served as program director for prevention programs for a combined total of 17 years at Gateway to Prevention & Recovery and NAIC.  She has her Master's in Human Relations and her Bachelor's in journalism, both from The University of Oklahoma. 
Senior Staff
John GilleyAssociate Director, Clinical & Prevention Services
Teresa SealDirector, Development / HR
Number of Full-time Staff 20
Number of Part-time Staff 4
Number of Contract Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 20
Are professional development opportunities provided? Yes
Does CEO/Executive Director have formal evaluations? Yes
Management reports to board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Caucasian 16
Hispanic/Latino 2
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 9
Female 11
Organizational Plans
Fundraising Plan Under Development
Policy against commission-based compensation for fundraising consultant No
Communication Plan No
Strategic Plan Yes
Number of Years Strategic Plan Considers 2
Date Strategic Plan Adopted Dec 2014
Management Succession Plan Under Development
Organization Policies and Procedures Yes
NAIC became a United Way partner in 1973. We partner with many other agencies and entities in order to provide the most effective services. The Department of Human Services, Office of Juvenile Affairs, City of Norman, Cleveland and McClain Counties District Attorney’s office, The University of Oklahoma, Parents Helping Parents and Cleveland and McClain Counties Health Departments are a few of our partners.  

In 1975, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services contracted with NAIC as the first state-funded out-patient treatment center in the state of Oklahoma. Today NAIC is supported through the United Way of Norman, contracts, grants, foundations, individual gifts, private insurance, Medicaid and fees for services.   In 1996, NAIC relocated to a spacious 2-story building at 215 W. Linn Street, Norman, Oklahoma. The purchase of this building was made possible through grants from The Sarkeys Foundation, The Kerr Foundation, The Mabee Foundation and The McCasland Foundation.
Risk Management Provisions
Board Chair
Name Brent Smith
Company Affiliation Gateway Mortgage
Term Oct 2013 to Oct 2017
Board of Directors
List Current as of Mar 28, 2016
Board of Directors List
Ann Benson The McKinney Partners, AIA, LEED, APVoting
Myrna Carney University of Oklahoma: RetiredVoting
Krystyn Richardson BOLD MultimediaVoting
Rodney Ring University of Oklahoma, College of LawVoting
Brent Smith Voting
Josh Whittington Oklahoma State BankVoting
Cynthia Willis NorthcareVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 8
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 4
Female 4
Not specified 0
Board Term Lengths 3 years
Percentage of Board Making Monetary Contributions to the Organization 100 %
Percentage of Board Making In-Kind Contributions to the Organization 20 %
Board Orientation No
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Standing Committees
Board Development / Board Orientation
Program / Program Planning
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Current Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year July 01, 2016-June 30, 2017
Current Year Budgeted Total Income $131,900
Current Year Budgeted Total Expenses $131,900
Financial Documents
IRS Letter of Determination
Prior Three Years' Financial History
Revenue and ExpensesHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Revenue$1,302,763$1,183,798$1,421,791
Total Expenses$1,274,899$1,336,722$1,481,160
Revenue Less Expenses$27,864($152,924)($59,369)
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$847,643$721,544$901,856
Individual Contributions$32,340$40,215$83,680
Investment Income, Net of Losses$5,327$5,940$3,060
Unrealized Gain/Loss$9,915$3,598($1,137)
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind$60,000$60,000$60,000
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$1,025,814$1,147,608$1,281,043
Administration Expense$249,085$189,114$200,117
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.020.890.96
Program Expense/Total Expenses80%86%86%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$340,483$286,727$440,920
Current Assets$44,761$28,485$105,500
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$66,649$40,757$42,026
Total Net Assets$273,834$245,970$398,894
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities0.670.702.51
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Funding Sources
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201420132012
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovt - State $489,373Govt - State $418,673Govt - State $477,737
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovt - Fed $358,270Govt - Fed $302,871Govt - Fed $424,119
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountEarned Revenue $183,578Earned Revenue $224,176Earned Revenue $238,443
Endowment? Yes
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage
Endowment Spending Policy Percentage (if selected) 5 %
Credit Line? No
Reserve Fund? Yes
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next Five Years? Yes
Comments on Financials
CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments    
Foundation Staff Comments
All prior year financial information is from audited financial statements.
Address P.O. Box 730
215 W. Linn
Norman, OK 73070 0730
Primary Phone 405 321-2200
Contact Email
Give with Credit Card
Give to Endowment
CEO/Executive Director Teresa Collado
Board Chair Brent Smith
Board Chair Company Affiliation Gateway Mortgage


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