Substance Misuse is a Health Condition.
Recovery is Possible.

Find Support on the Journey to Wellness with NCADD

For eight decades, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has served as a beacon of support for countless individuals, their families, and communities dealing with substance use disorders.

Is this an Emergency?

Substance use can pose risks, potentially leading to overdoses, injuries, and accidents with serious consequences. It’s important to address these symptoms promptly and seek assistance from a medical professional. In case of an emergency, please dial 911 or head straight to the nearest hospital emergency room. Seeking help during a crisis is crucial for your well-being.

 Want to Intervene?

NCADD believes that everyone facing challenges with substance use deserves the opportunity to recover. If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s substance use, whether it’s a child, family member, friend, or colleague, please reach out to us. Addressing these issues may be challenging, but it’s the crucial first step toward recovery and the chance for a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Find A Local Affiliate

NCADD is dedicated to supporting its Affiliate Members to be effective resources for information, education, and advocacy in their local areas.

Learn about Substance Use

Explore facts about substance use to empower yourself and support others.

Meet Our Founder

Margaret “Marty” Mann (1904-1980) was an American advertising and public relations executive and founder of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD). She was the first woman in history to graduate from the Alcoholics Anonymous program, and she is remembered and revered for her impactful work in raising awareness and providing support for people affected by substance use disorders. 

Marty Mann, AA Pioneer