Our Board

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has been governed by volunteers since its inception. The Board of Directors is composed of seven Officers and 19 Directors, including five Life Members and two ex officio. Directors are elected for a three-year term. The Board is responsible for managing the...

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Our Staff

The NCADD staff, under the leadership of the President/CEO, is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the organization, carrying out programs and services set forth by the Board of Directors. Andrew N. Pucher is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.  He is responsible...

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Our History

NCADD is the leading advocacy organization in the world addressing alcoholism and drug dependence.  Since its founding in 1944, NCADD has raised public awareness about addiction throughout the United States and increasingly across the global community. Marty Mann, one of the first women to achieve sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, organized the...

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Welcome. All of us who are connected to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence are glad you have chosen to visit our website. If you have come to this site seeking information, help and guidance for yourself or another person, you have come to the right place. We are...

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Dear Friend of NCADD ...
It takes courage, determination and strength to avoid alcohol and drugs or to seek help and overcome addiction. We want to do everything in our power to provide the tools and support to help those on this journey. Without question, this is the most important journey of their lives and your support makes a huge difference in its outcome!
On behalf of all those on the journey to recovery, and of all those waiting to start that journey, we thank you.
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