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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.
Sobriety Does Not Have to be Main Goal of Alcoholism Treatments, FDA Says

Sobriety Does Not Have to be Main Goal o…

Drugs to treat alcoholism would not have to lead to sobriety in order to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), under a proposal by the agency.Instead, drug...

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No Coordination of Services for People with Serious Mental Illness

No Coordination of Services for People w…

There is no coordination among the 112 federal programs, run by eight government agencies, which support people with serious mental illnesses, according to a new government report.People with serious mental...

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Smoking-Related Deaths Significantly Underestimated

Smoking-Related Deaths Significantly Und…

The number of Americans who die from smoking-related diseases is significantly higher than previously estimated, according to a new study.The researchers say 60,000 additional deaths annually should be added to...

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Fewer College Freshmen Say They Drank and Smoked in High School

Fewer College Freshmen Say They Drank an…

A survey of college freshmen finds many fewer of them report drinking and smoking in high school, compared with first-year college students in previous years.In 2014, the survey found 33.5...

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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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