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NA – Narcotics Anonymous

NAADAC – National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors

NAATP – National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

NACOA – National Association for Children of Alcoholics

NADCP – National Association of Drug Court Professionals

NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness

NARPA – National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

NARSAD – National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders

NASMHPD – National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

NCADD – National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.

NCANDS – National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System

NCIC – National Crime Information Center

NCLB – No Child Left Behind

NCQA – National Committee for Quality Assurance

NDC – National Drug Code

NEC – National Empowerment Center

Neurologist – A physician specializing in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the nervous system.

NFP – Not for Profit

NICU – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIH – National Institutes of Health

NIMH – National Institute of Mental Health

NMHA – National Mental Health Association

Non-Hospital Based Detoxification and/or Rehabilitation and Halfway House Services – Treatment and care to help individuals stop using drugs and alcohol. Services are delivered in a licensed facility where the individual resides while receiving treatment.

NOS – Not Otherwise Specified