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The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) of Middlesex County, Inc. is a non-profit, community-based health organization providing prevention, education, information, and referral services to county residents, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, municipal alliances, and social service agencies since 1980.
Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the prevention of addiction-related problems across the lifespan.
Drug Overdose Deaths May Peak in 2017

Drug Overdose Deaths May Peak in 2017

Drug overdose deaths may peak in 2017, experts at Columbia University predict.By 2034 the overdose rate could fall back to rates last seen in the early 1980s, they say.The experts...

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Stresses of Retirement May be Linked with Substance Abuse

Stresses of Retirement May be Linked wit…

Stress associated with retirement, caused by factors such as loneliness and financial pressures, may be associated with an increased risk of substance abuse, a new study suggests.These stresses often coincide...

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DEA Bans Three New Strains of Synthetic Marijuana

DEA Bans Three New Strains of Synthetic …

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has added three new strains of synthetic marijuana to its list of banned substances.These drugs are considered Schedule I drugs, which have a high potential...

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Six Americans Die From Alcohol Poisoning Daily: CDC Report

Six Americans Die From Alcohol Poisoning…

Six Americans die from alcohol poisoning each day, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The death rate from alcohol poisoning is highest among...

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NCADD offers a variety of electronic newsletters designed for parents, older adults, and school faculty, as well as one for the general public called Prevention Works! We even have one just to keep you up to date about what we are doing called NCADD Today and a weekly update providing the latest news, research, and policies impacting the field of addiction services.

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