web-NCADD-building-frontAbout Us

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.
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day is September 9

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Dis…

Alcohol is now recognized as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disorders in the United States.Each year thousands of children are born with life-long disabilities because they...

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Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Use And Risky Sexual Encounters Among Young Women

Study Finds Link Between Alcohol Use And…

In-depth interviews conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine of 20 young women attending an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic have documented a variety of unexpected...

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Assessment Tool Aims to Help Colleges Help Themselves

Assessment Tool Aims to Help Colleges He…

A new campus-safety tool for colleges is being touted by some administrators and experts as a unique strategy for helping every higher-education institution understand and carry out best practices on...

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Substance Abuse Screening Should be a Part of Routine Adolescent Care

Substance Abuse Screening Should be a Pa…

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released a new policy statement that recommends that pediatricians provide substance abuse education and screening to adolescents during routine clinical care.Physicians are urged...

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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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