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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.
Many Addiction Treatment Facilities Lack Capacity to Take on New Clients: Report

Many Addiction Treatment Facilities Lack…

While millions more Americans now have health insurance that covers addiction treatment, many facilities do not have the capacity to take on new clients, according to a new report.The Affordable...

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ER Physicians Are Limiting Opioid Prescriptions, Research Suggests

ER Physicians Are Limiting Opioid Prescr…

Emergency room doctors are limiting opioid prescriptions and avoiding long-acting opioids, a new study suggests.Most of the prescriptions include a low number of pills, and most are immediate-release versions of...

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“Flakka” Use Surging in Florida

“Flakka” Use Surging in Florida

Law enforcement officials in Florida say use of the synthetic drug known as "flakka" is surging there, ABC News reports.The drug, also called gravel, is available for $5 a vial...

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National Prevention Week is May 17 - 23, 2015

National Prevention Week is May 17 - 23…

N ational Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues.Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)...

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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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