NCADD Rochester

DePaul's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Rochester Area provides research-based substance abuse and problem gambling prevention services to a diverse population through education, support, resources, advocacy and referral.

FAQs

When does the FASD Parent Networking and Support Group meet?

The group typically meets the last Wednesday of the month during the school year, but it’s important to call in the event that parents have requested a date change in a particular month. More information may be requested by calling (585) 719-3480 or emailing Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at jfaringer@depaul.org.

When does the next Addictions Counselor Credential Training (ACCT) program start? What is the length of the ACCT program?

The next class will start in September 11, 2018. The ACCT program is 16 months in length. Applications and/or more information can be found here or requested by calling (585) 719-3480 or emailing Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at jfaringer@depaul.org.

When does Gamblers Anonymous meet at NCADD-RA’s location?

GA meets Tuesday and Thursday at noon at NCADD-RA location, 1931 Buffalo Road, Rochester. For more information on problem gambling call (585) 719-3485 or (585) 719-3480 or email Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at jfaringer@depaul.org.

I am concerned about myself/or a loved one regarding their alcohol and/or other drug use. My life and my family’s life is falling apart. How can I get help?

There is help available in our community for youth and adults. Services range from treatment (detox to inpatient and outpatient services) to prevention. NCADD-RA offers a Total Approach Family Program, an educational series for loved ones to learn about addictions and the effects on the the family and their lives, learn more by calling (585) 719-3483 or emailing Bridget DeRollo, Family Program Coordinator, at bderollo@depaul.org.

Where can I find a safe disposal site for unwanted and/or unused prescription and over the counter medications?

To locate safe disposal sites for your medications, visit the Monroe County Waste Disposal Site at www.monroecounty.gov/hhw. To learn more about Prescription Drug Misuse/Abuse call (585) 719-3489 or (585) 719-3480 or email Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at jfaringer@depaul.org.

I suspect my son or daughter is using drugs or alcohol. What can I do to help him or her?

Staff at NCADD-RA can provide information, resources and/or a presentation for your parent group on this issue, learn more by calling (585) 719-3483 or (585) 719-3481 or emailing Bridget DeRollo, Family Program Coordinator, at bderollo@depaul.org or Elaine Alvarado, Administrative Assistant, at ealvarado@depaul.org.

How do I get on your mailing list to receive NCADD-RA newsletters and training flyers?

To add your address to NCADD-RA’s mailing list call (585) 719-3481 or (585) 719-3484 or email Elaine Alvarado, Administrative Assistant, at ealvarado@depaul.org or Aracelis Ramos, Bilingual Secretary, at aramos@depaul.org, or use our newsletter sign-up.

Do you offer alcohol and/or drug evaluations?

NCADD-RA provides prevention education and support services. However, we have developed a Monroe County OASAS Treatment Provider template which we update biannually that identifies providers in our area who do provide alcohol and/or drug evaluations. You can access this template on our Resources page or by calling (585) 719-3480 or (585) 719-3483 or by emailing Jennifer Faringer, NCADD-RA Director, at jfaringer@depaul.org or Bridget DeRollo, Family Program Coordinator, at bderollo@depaul.org.

What types of services does NCADD-RA’s Finger Lakes Prevention Resource Center (FL PRC) provide?

The FL PRC provides training and technical assistance for coalitions on implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework and Environmental Prevention strategies. For more information call (585) 719-3481 or (585) 719-3488 or email Barb Christensen, FL PRC Project Coordinator, at bchristensen@depaul.org or Jerry Bennett, FL PRC Community Development Specialist, at jbennett@depaul.org.