Become an Advocate

“Every one of us who has learned anything about alcoholism and drug dependence can perform an invaluable service merely by passing on our information as widely as possible; bringing the subject of alcoholism and drug dependence up as a matter of general interest;  talking about it far and wide.  We can thus break forever the ancient and outdated taboo on alcoholism and drug dependence.” - Marty MannFounder NCADD People in recovery from alcoholism and drug dependence face many barriers -- barriers such as societal disapproval, shame, discrimination and stigma --  making it harder for individuals and families to deal with their…
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Advocacy with Anonymity

How can we stand up for our rights while honoring the anonymity tradition of our Twelve-Step groups? There are tens of thousands of men and women across our country just like you who want to speak out about their recovery experiences while honoring the principles that have worked so well for so many. The following information provides answers to questions that people who want to speak out are asking as they think about how to share their experiences and make it possible for others to get the help they need. Here’s what one person has to say, I’m feeling better in…
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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!
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