April is Alcohol Awareness Month

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme, " Changing Attitudes: It's not a 'right of passage '", is a national grassroots effort to draw attention to the many opportunities individuals, families, and communities have to educate young people on the dangers of alcohol use. Throughout April, NCADD is offering free assessments to help, along with information relating to this special event. According to the NCADD, "Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence along with several million more who engage in risky, binge drinking patterns that could lead to alcohol problems. More than half of all adults have a family history of alcoholism or problem drinking, and more than 7 million children live in a household where at least one parent is dependent on or has abused alcohol." Warning...
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NCADD and Facing Addiction Have Merged

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Today, Facing Addiction and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) are proud to announce a definitive agreement to merge our organizations – creating a national leader in the effort to turn the tide on the addiction epidemic. Inspired by decades of advocacy, led largely by NCADD in partnership with many NCADD Affiliates from around the country, Facing Addiction formed an unparalleled, coalition that launched on October 4, 2015, with a historic concert and rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC. On that day, an unprecedented group of entertainers, politicians, advocates, and “everyday Americans” came together to tell the country that we must unify our voices to turn the tide against addiction. Since that historic event, Facing Addiction has quickly become a leading voice in the effort to turn the tide against addiction in our country. They have now forged a coalition of some 750 Action Network...
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Don't Forget Giving Tuesday

Don't Forget Giving Tuesday
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving aimed at harnessing the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in meaningful ways to the charities and causes they support. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real change in communities. Focusing on the theme, “A Trusted Voice of Hope, Help and Healing for Over 70 Years,” NCADD urges its many supporters and friends to participate in #GivingTuesday by...
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NCADD Joins the Global #GIVINGTUESDAY Movement

NCADD Joins the Global #GIVINGTUESDAY Movement
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving aimed at harnessing the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in meaningful ways to the charities and causes they support. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real change in communities. Focusing on the theme, “A Trusted Voice of Hope, Help and Healing for Over 70 Years,” NCADD urges its many supporters and friends to participate in #GivingTuesday by...
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Facing Addiction and The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) are proud to announce the merger of our organizations – creating a national leader in turning the tide on the addiction epidemic.
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