NCADD-NJ is a private nonprofit organization founded in 1982 to advocate on behalf of those affected by drug and alcohol addiction and their families. We are the New Jersey State Affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. NCADD-NJ has more than 125 employees and a total operating budget of $9.4 million. The organization also manages more than $22 million in addiction treatment funding.
NCADD-NJ operates the Substance Abuse Initiative (SAI), funded by the New Jersey Division of Family Development. The SAI provides addiction and mental health clinical assessments and care coordination services to welfare recipients throughout the state of New Jersey. The agency also manages the treatment funding associated with this initiative, utilizing a custom designed Web-based data system developed by the organization. In addition, NCADD-NJ publishes a bimonthly news journal Perspectives and works to promote recovery and educate the community about related issues through various initiatives. NCADD-NJ also works in partnership with the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University in two government-funded research projects.
For more information about NCADD-NJ, contact Dan Meara, Public Information Manager, at (609) 689-0599.