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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.
Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy Increases Risks to Baby

Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy I…

A new study finds a woman's use of prescription opioids during pregnancy increases the risk her baby will be born small or early.Such use also raises the chance the baby...

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“Flakka” is Latest Synthetic Drug to Worry Experts

“Flakka” is Latest Synthetic Drug to Wor…

A drug known as "flakka" is the latest synthetic compound to raise concern among public health experts, Fox News reports.Flakka is a tweaked version of bath salts.In some cases, Flakka...

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Alcohol: Does It Really Offer Health Benefits?

Alcohol: Does It Really Offer Health Ben…

Many of us like the odd drink or two, particularly after a hard day at work.In fact, some studies have suggested moderate alcohol consumption is good for our health. On...

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Institute Releases Awareness Brief on Underage Drinking

Institute Releases Awareness Brief on Un…

In conjunction with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence's (NCADD's) Alcohol Awareness Month sponsorship in April, the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has released a two-page...

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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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