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NCADD Central Mississippi Area, Inc.

NCADD provides education about alcoholism, tobacco and other drug addictions as treatable diseases; offers prevention programs for schools, organizations and communities; answers questions from the public, legislative bodies, and the media; and distributes a variety of publications. NCADD also offers information and referral services to children, teenagers, and adults seeking help with alcoholism, other drug dependencies and related problems. A majority of this information is available free of charge. Up-to-date information on both inpatient and outpatient treatment resources is provided on the community, state and national level.

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Mission

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the Central Mississippi Area  is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.  Our mission is to increase awareness about the devastating effects of alcoholism and drug dependency on the individual, the family and the community. NCADD provides the opportunity for recovery through information, education and support.  

Services

NCADD of the Central Mississippi Area provides education about alcoholism, tobacco and other drug addictions as treatable diseases; offers prevention programs for schools, organizations and communities; answers questions from the public, legislative bodies, and the media; and distributes a variety of publications.  NCADD of the Central Mississippi Area also offers information and referral services to children, teenagers, and adults seeking help with alcoholism, other drug dependencies and related problems.  A majority of this information is available free of charge.  Up-to-date information on both inpatient and outpatient treatment resources is provided on the community, state and national level. 

Bookstore & Library

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the Central Mississippi Area maintains a well-stocked bookstore and a library of materials on all 12 Step Recovery groups and also serves as an additional resource for children, adolescents, adults and families who suffer from the devastating effects of alcoholism and drug dependence. 

RADAR Center

NCADD is a Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource (RADAR) Center, sponsored by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).  As a network member, NCADD has priority access to the latest prevention information, publications, and audio-visual materials.  

Location

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of the Central Mississippi Area, Inc.


NCADD - Central Mississippi Area, Inc.
875 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS.
39157
www.ncaddms.org

Programs

Life Skills Training Program

This program challenges the most important factors leading youth to use one or more drugs by teaching a combination of health information, general life skills and drug resistant skills. 

Violence Prevention Program

This program gives a comprehensive look at the different ways each individual handles conflict and makes participants aware of the different styles of handling conflict. 

Parenting Program

NCADD offers a variety of Parenting Programs designed to provide the tools necessary for raising confident, resilient young children and teens capable of meeting life’s challenges.  They provide insight into why children and teens behave as they do and how to handle specific age groups and problem areas. 

Youth Programs

These programs are designed for teens and/or pre-teens at risk or for children already involved in alcohol, tobacco and other drugs or those experiencing the consequences of a dysfunctional family environment.  These skills are taught in a non-threatening way through the use of fictional stories, DVDs, and written materials followed by discussion and an activity such as drawing or writing. 

Underage Drinking Prevention

Goals

  • Prevent and/or reduce underage drinking consumption of alcohol and its related consequences
  • Reduce alcohol-related expulsions and suspensions
  • Reduce DUI arrests under 21
  • Reduce alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes/deaths

Tobacco Program

This program is designed to prevent the initiation of tobacco use and end teenage addiction to tobacco by involving youth in tobacco awareness efforts in our state. 

 

Education

Speakers

Speakers and materials are made available to schools, churches, civic organizations, businesses and youth groups.  These programs deal with the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions, its effects on the family, how to recognize symptoms of the disease and how to begin recovery.

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