NCADD of Central Mississippi in Ridgeland, MS- Affiliate of the Month - December 2016

NCADD of Central Mississippi in Ridgeland, MS- Affiliate of the Month - December 2016
Mission: 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. About: NCADD regards alcoholism 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. Funding is made possible through private donations and grants. Visit their website Like them on Facebook NCADD Affiliates
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The McShin Foundation, Richmond, VA - Affiliate of the Month - November 2016

The McShin Foundation, Richmond, VA - Affiliate of the Month - November 2016
About: The McShin Foundation is Virginia’s leading Peer to Peer Recovery Community Organization.We have been remarkably effective with the method of Peer to Peer Recovery Support Services (PPRSS) which employs recovering addicts and alcoholics to educate, mentor, and spread the message of recovery to individuals new in sobriety.Since its inception, the McShin Foundation has evolved in many directions. Amongst our 15,000 square foot recovery center and several recovery houses, we provide: Intervention and Recovery Services Recovery Housing Services Ongoing Recovery Support Community Resource Collaborative Services Recovery Education Recovery Advocacy Speaker Bureau Services Services are based on a method of Peer -to -Peer Recovery Support Services (PPRSS) that employs recovering addicts and alcoholics to educate, mentor, and spread the message of recovery to individuals new in sobriety. Like them on Facebook Follow them on Twitter NCADD Affiliates
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The Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc. Utica, NY- Affiliate of the Month - October 2016

The Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc. Utica, NY- Affiliate of the Month - October 2016
History: The Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc. (CFLR, Inc.) is an organization committed to providing resources and leadership to improve our communities understanding and awareness of mental and substance use disorders. CFLR, Inc. is proud to be the area’s leading resource provider for advocacy, prevention, counseling, and training. Together, we are assisting those who need help, receive the best care possible. As a community partner, it is important to us that we continue spreading the message of hope to our area; especially, to those who are suffering from alcohol and/or drug addiction, as well as mental illness. Remember, When There’s Help, There’s Hope. Like them on Facebook Visit their Website Search for other NCADD Affiliates
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The Central Nebraska Council On Alcoholism & Addictions, Grand Island, NE - Affiliate of the Month - September 2016

The Central Nebraska Council On Alcoholism & Addictions, Grand Island, NE - Affiliate of the Month - September 2016
Mission: Offering HOPE and changing lives by fostering healthy lifestyles preventing addiction, sharing resources, and supporting recovery. About: The Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc is a non-profit corporation affiliated with he National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. This organization, its programs, activities and services are supported in whole, or in part by Grant #93.959 under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Tobacco Free Nebraska Program, and the Central District Health Department. Additional financial support is provided by Hall County, Heartland United Way, and tax-deductible donations. Like them on Facebook Follow them on Twitter Visit their Website Find other NCADD Affiliates
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Alcohol / Drug Council of North Carolina, Affiliate of the Month - August 2016

Alcohol / Drug Council of North Carolina, Affiliate of the Month - August 2016
Mission: To reduce human suffering and the economic cost of alcoholism and other drug addiction. We advocate for prevention, early interventions and treatment that includes a system of care. History: Committed to Service - ADCNC was initially incorporated in 1955 as the United Medical Research Foundation of North Carolina. It was founded to support outreach into under-recognized health issues in our communities. As alcoholism and addiction became an urgent concern, the agency refined its focus and changed its name to United Health Services for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (UHS). Expanding its focus statewide, the agency began working on issues of access. In 1977, Dr. Jonnie H. McLeod, the renowned pediatrician and addiction advocate, presented UHS with an outstanding service award from the North Carolina Drug Commission. Like them on Facebook Visit their Website   Search for other NCADD Affiliates
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CASAC of Chautauqua County, NY - Affiliate of the Month - July 2016

CASAC of Chautauqua County, NY - Affiliate of the Month - July 2016
Mission: CASAC’s Mission is to build a safer, healthier community by effectively addressing alcohol, other drugs and related high-risk behaviors through Advocacy, Hope, and Awareness. About: Since 1974, Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) has provided alcohol, other drugs, and compulsive gambling prevention services to the Chautauqua County community. CASAC’s prevention strategies take aim at how people think, feel, and act by focusing messages and activities on areas of influence such as the individual, family, or community. Like them on Facebook Follow them on Twitter   Visit their Website Search for other NCADD Affiliates
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National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland - Affiliate of the Month - June 2016

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland - Affiliate of the Month - June 2016
ABOUT: The Maryland affiliate of NCADD, a 501c3, tax-exempt organization, was formed in 1988. We are one of over 90 NCADD affiliates operating in the country. In our 28-year history public acceptance and recognition has grown in acknowledging NCADD-Maryland as the State's preeminent treatment/recovery education, advocacy and public policy organization. We feel we are uniquely positioned to provide both a local and statewide perspective on issues related to alcoholism, drug dependence and barriers affecting treatment accessibility. MISSION: To raise public awareness of alcoholism and drug dependence issues across the state, while working to ensure those affected by the disease of addiction have the resources necessary when accessing treatment and sustaining recovery.  Like them on Facebook Visit their Website Search for other NCADD Affiliates
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Addiction Resource Council, Waukesha, WI - Affiliate of the Month - May 2016

Addiction Resource Council, Waukesha, WI - Affiliate of the Month - May 2016
About Addiction Resource Council: As an advocate in helping to keep Waukesha County Residents safe from alcohol and drug addiction, Addiction Resource Council (ARC) and The Waukesha County Drug Free Communities (DFC) Coalition have joined forces to help our community and provide Waukesha County residents with the necessary information and education to fight the rising alcohol and drug epidemics we face in our community. The Waukesha County Drug Free Communities (DFC) Coalition has two main goals. First: Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, private nonprofit agencies and Federal, State and local governments to support the efforts of community coalitions to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth. Second: Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. Mission: The Addiction Resource Council is a...
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Prevention Plus of Burlington County, Lumberton, NJ- Affiliate of the Month - April 2016

Prevention Plus of Burlington County, Lumberton, NJ- Affiliate of the Month - April 2016
About Prevention Plus: Prevention Plus educates the community that addiction is a disease that is both preventable and treatable, and offers programs designed to equip children, youth, adults, and communities with the skills and knowledge necessary to make healthy choices and to enhance community life. We offer staff development and training to community agencies in order to enhance the ability of the Burlington County community to address the full range of needs of our diverse population. We utilize state-of-the-art resources tied to research-based, exemplary practices. We are committed to replace the denial and lack of understanding about substance abuse with accurate information concerning the symptoms, effects and treatment of addiction. Mission: The mission of Prevention Plus of Burlington County, Inc. is to promote the health, wellness and safety of the individuals and families of our community by providing professional services for the prevention of the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, other...
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CADA, New Orleans, LA- Affiliate of the Month - March 2016

CADA, New Orleans, LA- Affiliate of the Month - March 2016
Mission Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse for Greater New Orleans (CADA) is a community health agency, which was founded in 1960, that provides substance abuse prevention, education, and assessment services in both English and Spanish, for youth and adults in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard, St. John, and St. Tammany parishes. Substance Abuse Assessments In-depth and personal evaluations to detect alcohol or substance abuse problems Clinically-based, non-biased, and confidential Nationally recognized and standardized assessment tools CADA counselor will determine whether treatment is needed, and provide recommendations and referrals as necessary Assessments are available for adults and adolescents, in both English and Spanish Morning and afternoon appointments available at the CADA office in New Orleans, Monday –Thursday, with evening appointments available on Thursdays Like CADA on Facebook Follow CADA on Twitter Search Affiliates
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