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The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) of Middlesex County, Inc. is a non-profit, community-based health organization providing prevention, education, information, and referral services to county residents, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, municipal alliances, and social service agencies since 1980.
Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the prevention of addiction-related problems across the lifespan.
Pediatricians’ Group Opposes Random Drug Testing in Schools

Pediatricians’ Group Opposes Random Drug…

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced its opposition to random drug testing in schools, Reuters reports.There is little evidence such "suspicionless" testing is effective, and it comes with potential...

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Alcohology App Bridges Gap Between Science and Myth for Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohology App Bridges Gap Between Scien…

According to the creator of the new 2015 app, Alcohology, there's a wide gulf between what people think alcohol does for them and what alcohol does to them.Case in point:...

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Opioid Overdose Antidote Programs to Get More Federal Money

Opioid Overdose Antidote Programs to Get…

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more funds to distribute the opioid overdose antidote naloxone to first responders and family, USA Today reports.HHS will announce an...

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Ad Campaign Questions Role of E-Cigarettes in Smoking Cessation

Ad Campaign Questions Role of E-Cigarett…

A new government anti-smoking campaign will include radio and print ads that question e-cigarettes' value in helping smokers quit.The campaign is the latest installment of the "Tips From Former Smokers...

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NCADD offers a variety of electronic newsletters designed for parents, older adults, and school faculty, as well as one for the general public called Prevention Works! We even have one just to keep you up to date about what we are doing called NCADD Today and a weekly update providing the latest news, research, and policies impacting the field of addiction services.

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