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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.
As Chicago’s Heroin Problem Grows, Treatment Funding in Illinois Shrinks

As Chicago’s Heroin Problem Grows, Treat…

Chicago's heroin problem is increasing at a time when Illinois has cut funding for drug treatment, according to a new report.A review of treatment capacity found Illinois, in just five...

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Alcohol Or Drugs Trouble Can Be Inherited

Alcohol Or Drugs Trouble Can Be Inherite…

A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald found that around 50 per cent of the risk of drug or alcohol dependence abuse is genetic.Although there's no single addiction gene...

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Professional Gamers Who Use Adderall Will Need Doctor’s Note

Professional Gamers Who Use Adderall Wil…

People who play electronic games professionally will not be allowed to use the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall unless they have a doctor's note, the Electronic Sports League (ESL)...

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Flakka Use Expanding From Florida to Other States

Flakka Use Expanding From Florida to Oth…

Flakka, the synthetic drug that has hit Florida hard, has been spreading to states including Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio, The Wall Street Journal reports.People using the drug suffer bouts of...

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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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