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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.
Economy Benefits From Reduction in Alcohol-Related Car Crashes

Economy Benefits From Reduction in Alcoh…

The drop in alcohol-related car crashes over the past few decades has benefited the U.S. economy, according to a new study in the journal Injury Prevention.Researchers found alcohol-involved crash reductions...

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Experts Suggest Strategies to Keep Legalized Marijuana Out of Kids’ Hands

Experts Suggest Strategies to Keep Legal…

Using lessons learned from alcohol and tobacco regulation can help keep legalized marijuana out of children's hands.This is according to experts at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns...

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Study Finds 75% Rise in Heroin Use in Whites Who Abuse Prescription Opioids

Study Finds 75% Rise in Heroin Use in Wh…

A new study finds heroin use among people who abuse prescription opioids has risen, particularly among whites.From 2008 to 2011, the study found a 75 percent increase in heroin use...

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2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Every five years, the federal government establishes dietary guidelines to help Americans live healthier lives.The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, established by the Departments of Health and Human Services and...

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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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