National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence

Founded in 1944 by Marty Mann, the first woman to find long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates.

For more information, or to contact National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, see their website at: www.ncadd.org

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NCADD, America's Oldest Advocacy Organization, Highlights Partnerships At National Meeting
06 Nov 01 | Celebrating nearly 60 years of leadership, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) looked to its past, embraced the present, and made exciting plans for the future at the 2001 Conference of Affiliates, held in Phoenix,...

Online Photo Album Showcases Spring Luncheon
11 May 01 | The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. is displaying photos from the recent Spring Awards Luncheon at Tavern on the Green in New York via the world wide web. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (...

'West Wing' Star Wows NCADD Luncheon
27 Apr 01 | John Spencer, who stars in the TV drama 'West Wing' as the recovering alcoholic chief of staff to the president, captured a real life audience at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence luncheon Thursday, April 26, 2001, with the ...

NCADD President Answers Questions in Online Chat
10 Apr 01 | Stacia Murphy, President of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. yesterday participated in a USAToday online web chat featuring the topic "Dealing with Alcoholism." The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, ...

NCADD Supports Treatment Parity Legislation
22 Mar 01 | Many studies show that substance abuse treatment reduces health care costs by 50% or more. A Harvard School of Public Health study assessing the cost/benefit ratio for various treatments of medical conditions found that substance abuse treatment ...

New Study Analyzes Impact of Substance Abuse State-By-State
08 Feb 01 | The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is pleased to report The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) published a new study, analyzing the impact of substance abuse by state. ...

NCADD Board of Directors Adopts Charitable Choice Statement
03 Feb 01 | The Board of Directors adopted a policy statement on so-called "Charitable Choice" amendments that often include provisions that would allow religious providers to receive federal funds (both directly and through states) and specify that neither ...

NCADD Relaunches Website; New Architecture Emphasizes Speed, Simplicity And Provides Instant Access To Affiliate Network
01 Dec 00 | The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) today (December 1, 2000) relaunched its website at www.ncadd.org with new architecture that emphasizes speed and simplicity for an average of 15,000 monthly visitors as well as ...

Senator Wellstone And Representative Ramstad Honored For Their Efforts To End Discrimination Against Addicted Persons
29 Sep 00 | Representative Ramstad, with 56 co-sponsors, introduced the Harold Hughes, Bill Emerson Substance Abuse Treatment Parity Act (H.R. 1977) also in 1999. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. fights the stigma and the disease ...

New Orleans Conference To Equip Recovering Community With Technical Skills For Constituency Building
31 Aug 00 | A $75 registration fee is required for "Mobilizing Recovery Through Technology," which will immediately follow NCADD's Conference of Affiliates at the Holiday Inn Downtown-Superdome. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. ...

Student Assistance and Drama Programs to Receive 2000 Prevention & Education Awards
18 Aug 00 | Youth Alive and Free (YAF), a program developed by the Alcohol and Drug Council of Middle Tennessee, NCADD's Nashville Affiliate, will receive a meritorious award. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. fights the stigma and...

Statement re: Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Against Author of Moderation Management
20 Jun 00 | The Seattle Times also has reported that Ms. Kishline's trial, scheduled to have begun today, has been postponed pending completion of intensive treatment for alcoholism. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence hopes Ms. Kishline ...

"Milk Sucks" Campaign Sponsored by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
15 Mar 00 | The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) is not amused by the "Milk Sucks! Drink Beer" campaign sponsored by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

New York Yankee Derek Jeter To Serve As Honorary Chair Of Alcohol Awareness Month
07 Jan 00 | Derek Jeter, one of baseball's rising young stars, will serve as honorary chair of Alcohol Awareness Month in April 2000. The fourteenth annual campaign sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) will once ...

Leading Medical Authority and Four Members of Congress to Be Honored with 1999 Achievement Awards
25 Oct 99 | Sheila B. Blume, MD, will receive the Marty Mann Founder's Award for three decades of exemplary work in the field of alcoholism and other drug addictions. "Dr. Blume has devoted her career to persuading the public, policy makers and the medical ...

NCADD Urges Senate Committee to Improve Addiction Treatment Among Native American Populations Using COB Model
13 Oct 99 | NCADD's COB project is currently actively involved in trying to improve access to treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions among the Native American population. Several members of COB have provided consulting services to treatment ...

Hurricane Malt Liquor Threatens Inner City Youth; Public Health Groups Ask Federal Government to Intervene
09 Sep 99 | Twenty-five public health groups today (September 9) requested that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) rescind approval for use of the name "Hurricane" on a malt liquor because it connotes strength, which is a violation of federal ...

Stacia Murphy Named NCADD President
12 Aug 99 | Stacia Murphy, who has worked in the field of alcoholism and other drug addictions for nearly 25 years as an educator and administrator, has been appointed president of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) effective...

Kmart Discontinues Sale of CD that Encourages Underage Drinking
11 Aug 99 | NCADD wrote to the chief executives of Kmart and Wal-Mart in May asking the stores to stop selling the CD when Anheuser Busch failed to respond to NCADD's concerns. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. provides education, ...

NCADD Urges Nation's Leading Retailers to Stop Selling CD that Encourages Underage Drinking
26 May 99 | The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has asked two of the nation's leading retailers to stop selling a compact disk that promotes beer drinking among families with children. The National Council on Alcoholism and ...

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