As public officials were debating important issues like parity for drug and alcohol treatment services and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, leaders of NCADD Affiliates, including Barbara Thompson, were walking the halls of the House and Senate providing important information to elected officials.
NCADD is hosting the 3rd Annual Holiday Mocktail Contest on Dec. 5 at Hock Farm Restaurant, and this year we have caught the attention of restaurants, public officials and local business leaders who care about your safety as Holiday celebrations start revving up. Come by Hock Farm at 4pm and watch the judging! We'll have some goodies for you!
The role of a faith leader is very critical to the strength of their congregation, actively working to prevent substance use and abuse. Learn about the five primary goals that a faith leader aims to achieve.
What could be scarier than Jason from Friday the 13th? How about trying to get a child to sleep who has been trick or treating since the end of September and is in the middle of a candy rush? NOT TO FEAR parents because there is a solution!
Over 150 professionals, volunteers, leaders in the faith community, and representatives of government agencies gathered on October 4th to celebrate those who give above and beyond to the recovery community. Congratulations and many thanks to the award recipients.
The third webinar titled "Where Is Faith & Prevention will take place on October 24th Whether you are from the Faith or Prevention community, you are invited to join the conversation.
Family meetings will increase the cohesion and boost productivity in your home. Learn how you can get organized for the school session by identifying everyone's role in the household.
NCADD's Angela Da Re and Delita Alvarado will present at the upcoming CAADAC Conference in Sacramento. They will discuss proven strategies to minimize the destruction addiction causes, that can speed up the addict's choice to move toward recovery.
Bring a fresh pair of men's socks and a child's toy to the October 4 Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony for our dads in recovery!
In the Strengthening Families Program we discuss the importance of verbal rewards. A verbal reward is a tool that parents can utilize to increase positive behavior from a child, because a child will work for positive affirmation.
NCADD Sacramento will again host the Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner on October 4th, and is now accepting nominations in the Bernie Breining Visionary Leadership Award category. The nominee must have demonstrated innovative approaches to the AOD field.
For the past six years, the caring team at NCADD has offered pregnant and parenting moms the tools and support needed to get clean and sober. The goal is to create a solid understanding of the lifestyle changes that need to occur for recovery to be sustainable.
The role of a parent is one of the most influential sources when it comes to incorporating physical activity into a daily routine. Learn five ways that structured play can benefit a child’s life.
NCADD Sacramento now has an office within Sac Probation where we work side-by-side with parole officers. We are honored to be a part of the solution, working together with other community agencies to help parolees succeed.
Sac Connect has a training event one Saturday a month from 9:30am-11:00am. A fantastic breakfast and coffee is served at each event.
In partnership with a local faith coalition, NCADD Sacramento assisted in creating a faith based adaptation to an existing prevention program. We have researched similar initiatives across the nation and will share our findings with the “Bridging the Divide” webinar series beginning Fall 2013.
When recovered individuals have a loved one in active addiction, they can easily get entangled in the obsessive worrying, caretaking, enabling, and other addictive (co-dependent) behaviors that erode the order, serenity, and joy in their lives. What do you do when the one you love won’t stop using?
It is important to teach children productive ways to understand what is expected of them, and how they can complete daily tasks without the need for yelling. Try these "Transition Cues" to reduce stress on you and your child!
What an amazing Father’s Day celebration we had for the men in our Prop 36, Drug Diversion, Parolee Services Network and General Outpatient programs. Greg King and Coco Wallace of Always Knocking manned the BBQ - and they can cook!
NCADD Sacramento has moved into our new office space - just around the corner at 1446 Ethan Way in Sacramento. All phone numbers and emails for the NCADD Team remain the same. Donations of playground equipment for our new outdoor children's play area are welcome!
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