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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.
Early Results on Marijuana Extract for Treating Severe Epilepsy Mixed

Early Results on Marijuana Extract for T…

Initial results on studies evaluating the effectiveness of the marijuana extract cannabidiol (CBD) for treating severe epilepsy in children are mixed, according to The Wall Street Journal.Some parents consider CBD...

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Suspension Policies for Illicit Drug Use Linked With Increased Use of Marijuana

Suspension Policies for Illicit Drug Use…

A new study finds students who attend schools with suspension policies for illicit drug use are more likely than students at schools without such policies to use marijuana in the...

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Putting Alcohol Ignition Interlocks in New Cars Could Prevent Many Deaths

Putting Alcohol Ignition Interlocks in N…

If all new cars had devices that prevent drunk drivers from starting the engine, an estimated 85 percent of alcohol-related deaths could be prevented in the United States, a new...

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Big Increase in Marijuana Potency Since 1980s, Colorado Lab Finds

Big Increase in Marijuana Potency Since …

Marijuana being grown today is much more potent than marijuana grown 20 or 30 years ago, according to a study by a Colorado-based lab."I would say the average potency 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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