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Alcoholism and other drug dependence are chronic, progressive and potentially fatal. There are more deaths, illnesses and disabilities due to abuse and dependence than due to any other preventable health condition. The urgency of this issue demands coordinated planning at the national, state and County levels. Working closely with citizen and professional advisory boards, The Middlesex County Office of Addictions and Mental Health Planning
- Establishes priorities for funding to effectively address the County's addiction service needs
- Mandates the delivery of gender, cultural, disability and lifecycle sensitive services to Middlesex County residents
- Monitors State and County funded agencies
- Provides information and referral regarding the continuum of care
Click here for a copy of the Middlesex County Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drug Resource Directory in English and here in Spanish. (Adobe PDF)
Middlesex County Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA):
WHO ARE THEY? Volunteers who live or work in Middlesex County and have a knowledgeable interest in addiction prevention, education, and recovery. If recovering, members must have at least 2 years of continuous sobriety.
WHAT DO THEY DO? Meet bi-monthly to provide oversight for the addiction services continuum of care; recommend priorities for funding; monitor State and County funded programs.
Click here for a copy of the LACADA FACT SHEET
The Middlesex County Mental Health Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) & Professional Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (PACADA)
WHO ARE THEY? The Executive Directors (or designees) of mental health and addiction service providers who serve Middlesex County residents; representatives from consumer and family organizations; and State liaisons constitute the PAC / PACADA, The PAC/PACADA may also include representation from other related community or social service agencies.
WHAT DO THEY DO? As the Professional Advisory Committees to the Mental Health Board and LACADA, the PAC/PACADA meets bi-monthly as a forum to share information on best practices and issues that influence the service delivery system.