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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.
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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Experts: Naloxone Alone Isn’t Enough to Address Opioid Addiction Crisis

Experts: Naloxone Alone Isn’t Enough to …

As more states expand access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, some experts say more is needed to address the opioid addiction crisis, USA Today reports.Opioids include heroin as well...

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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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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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