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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.
NCADD Mourns the Passing of Board Member, Arlene Rosen

NCADD Mourns the Passing of Board Member…

NCADD Board Member Arlene Goodstein Rosen died peacefully in her sleep in the presence of her loving family on July 21, 2015 at her home in Beverly Hills, California.Arlene was...

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More Teens Smoking Marijuana, But Use of Alcohol and Cigarettes Declines

More Teens Smoking Marijuana, But Use of…

A growing number of teens are smoking marijuana, a new study shows.The increase is greatest among black teens. Use of alcohol and cigarettes among this age group is declining, HealthDay...

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Screen All Massachusetts Public School Students for Substance Use

Screen All Massachusetts Public School S…

Child advocates in Massachusetts are calling for all public school students in the state to be screened for substance use, WBUR reports.Mary McGeown, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Society...

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Department of Justice Wants More Inmates in Prison Drug Abuse Treatment Program

Department of Justice Wants More Inmates…

The Bureau of Prisons, part of the U.S. Department of Justice, is proposing revisions to residential drug abuse treatment program regulations to allow greater inmate participation in the program, The...

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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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