What Is Medication-Assisted Recovery?

There are many pathways to addiction recovery. One pathway can be Medication-Assisted Recovery—the use of medication, as prescribed and overseen by a physician knowledgeable about addiction care, to support recovery from a substance use disorder.  About Medication-Assisted Recovery Understanding that prolonged use of alcohol and other drugs can change the…
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What Is Prevention?

Can alcoholism and addiction be prevented? In a society that continually promotes alcohol and drug use at every level, the need to provide education on the dangers of alcohol and drug use and its effect on children has never been greater. NCADD believes education on this critical threat needs to…
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What Is Treatment?

What is treatment -- and does it work? The good news is that no matter how severe the alcohol or drug problem may seem, most people with a substance use disorder can benefit from some form of treatment. In the past, society viewed alcoholism and drug addiction as a moral…
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