Pasadena Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Social Model Recovery Systems - Affiliate of the Month - May 2017

Mission: We are dedicated to offering hope, help, and guidance by providing information, education, prevention, and treatment to those suffering from substance use, mental health challenges, and co-occurring disorders. Vision: Social Model Recovery Systems envisions a world where communities can pursue social, economic, educational, and spiritual wellness free from alcohol, other drug and mental help problems. Beliefs: At Social Model Recovery Systems, we believe that hope endures and everyone’s life experience is valued. Since 1986, our Agency has offered treatment, education, and prevention opportunities that greatly differ from an institutional approach. At each of our locations, the community, comprised of staff and participants, plays a critical role in stabilizing and sustaining participant through innovative programs that create mutually supporting social systems. At Social Model, we hold that while we think as individuals, we succeed collectively. We believe that recovery is an individual choice and an ongoing process: it is demonstrated,...
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NCADD Putnam- Affiliate of the Month - April 2017

NCADD Putnam- Affiliate of the Month - April 2017
The National Council on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies/Putnam, Inc. (NCADD Putnam) NCADD Putnam was founded in 1985. The Council was established to meet the growing need for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention and education services in Putnam County. NCADD Putnam is certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to provide prevention and education to businesses, community organizations, schools and agencies. MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to promote education and awareness related to substance use disorders and problem gambling to the residents of Putnam County and the surrounding area, by providing the community with up to date information and services related to the prevention, treatment and recovery. Visit their website Like them on Facebook NCADD Affiliates
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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...
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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 Facebook NCADD 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 website Like them on Facebook NCADD 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 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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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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