Who We Are

The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) is a private non-profit organization founded in 1973 to promote the understanding that alcoholism and other drug dependence are preventable and treatable diseases. COSA-NCADD is the state affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCADD)  and a member of the Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA).


COSA-NCADD’s mission is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of the disease of alcoholism, other drug addiction diseases, and related problems.

Board of Directors

Dr. Carlos Morrison, President
Daniel Paulk, Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Carmella Drake
Dr. Danita Stapleton

Shereda Finch, M.Ed., MPA, Executive Director