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
Dr. Carmela Drake, Vice President
Daniel Paulk, Treasurer
Michael Bryant
Sheena Gamble
Michael Howard
KK Middleton
Marketa Myricks
Dr. D.H. Stapleton

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