National Alliance For Drug Endangered Children
The National DEC operates as a trauma-informed organization that effectively recognizes and responds to individuals, including children, impacted by overwhelming adverse experiences. Their work includes a focus on drug endangered children who are at risk of harm due to caregiver substance misuse, aiming to identify and intervene early, provide appropriate services, and break the generational cycle of substance misuse. National DEC provides education, training, and technical assistance to coordinate various systems and professional disciplines involved in supporting these children and families.
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National DEC’s Mission:
The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children teaches early identification, response, and appropriate intervention services for children and families affected by parental or caregiver substance misuse. National DEC equips comprehensive, multidisciplinary alliances, communities, organizations, and individuals with access to their national resource center, training, and technical assistance.
National DEC’s Vision:
100% healthy, safe children, families, and communities free from the negative impact of substance misuse and drug activity.