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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.
Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at Home More Likely to Have ADHD

Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at …

Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), compared with their peers who don't live...

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Almost One-Tenth of American Teens Say They Have Tried Hashish

Almost One-Tenth of American Teens Say T…

Nearly 10 percent of American teens say they have tried hashish, according to a new study.A quarter of teens who have tried marijuana have also used hashish, which contains a...

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Middle High School Students In Just One Year

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Middle Hig…

Current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014.This is according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S...

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Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy Increases Risks to Baby

Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy I…

A new study finds a woman's use of prescription opioids during pregnancy increases the risk her baby will be born small or early.Such use also raises the chance the baby...

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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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