LEAF Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc. - Affiliate of the Month - March 2017

LEAF Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc. - Affiliate of the Month - March 2017
Leatherstocking Education on Alcoholism/Addictions Foundation LEAF is a private, nonprofit, volunteer health organization founded in 1982. Our goal is to reduce the serious personal, social and economic consequences of alcoholism, other drug addictions and associated problems. At LEAF, we identify community needs, advocate for policies that address local problems, and provide a range of quality programs that work right here in Otsego County. LEAF’s mission is: To prevent addictions and associated problems. To educate the community about the risks of excessive alcohol and other drug use and about alcoholism and other addictions as treatable family diseases. To encourage proper diagnosis, treatment and appropriate care for individuals and families. Over the years, many Otsego County residents have turned to LEAF for help and found themselves on the threshold of recovery. More than ever LEAF remains committed to reclaiming lives, strengthening families and building healthy communities in Otsego County. Visit their website Like...
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Burke Recovery - Affiliate of the Month - February 2017

Burke Recovery - Affiliate of the Month - February 2017
Mission: The mission of Burke Recovery is "to work collaboratively with community partners to provide education/prevention, treatment and recovery support services to all citizens of Burke County regardless of their ability to pay."The council is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of volunteers concerned about Burke County. We are a private, non-profit organization. The Council believes addiction to alcohol and or other substances is a chronic disease. We focus our efforts on education, prevention, treatment and recovery support services.Burke Recovery promotes public understanding and awareness that the alcoholic or chemically addicted person can be helped. We are committed to the alleviation of the suffering and to the improvement of the lives of all persons affected by substance abuse and/or dependency. Visit their website Like them on FacebookNCADD Affiliates
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Rockland Council on Alcoholism and other Drug Dependence, Inc.- Affiliate of the Month - January 2017

Rockland Council on Alcoholism and other Drug Dependence, Inc.- Affiliate of the Month - January 2017
Mission: The Mission of the Rockland Council on Alcoholism & Other Drug Dependence Inc. is to reduce the stigma of the disease of alcoholism and addiction; to help addicted persons, their families and concerned others to obtain appropriate services through referral services and advocacy; to increase public awareness about recovery; to provide support for the recovery community; to reduce the incidence of alcoholism and chemical dependency through prevention education and training.Visit their websiteLike them on FacebookNCADD Affiliates
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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 websiteLike them on FacebookNCADD 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 FacebookFollow them on TwitterNCADD 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 FacebookVisit their WebsiteSearch for 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 FacebookVisit 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 FacebookFollow them on Twitter Visit their WebsiteSearch 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 501(c)3...
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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 drugs...
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