The Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc. is a non-profit corporation affiliated with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. This organization, its programs, activities and services are supported in whole, or in part by Grant # 93.959 under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Tobacco Free Nebraska Program, and the Central District Health Department. Additional financial support is provided by Hall County, Heartland United Way, and tax- deductible donations.
CNCAA's Mission: Offering hope and changing lives by fostering healthy lifestyles.
*preventing addiction *sharing resources *supporting recovery
Preregistration is required for all classes.
Please visit our calendar under the Calendar tab
to find the dates of the next classes and registration form.
Prime for Life (MIP) This is an 8-hour alcohol education class for youth ages 20 and younger. The goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of alcohol and other drug-related problems in youth. This nationally recognized and evidence-based program focuses on personal risk-reduction (choices) and self-assessment specifically related to alcohol. The program is voluntary, however, many youth are referred by probation or juvenile services for a Minor-In-Possession of Alcohol (first offense) or another first-time-alcohol or other drug- related offense. Cost is $70; school referrals are welcome at a reduced rate. Pre-registration is necessary. This class is also offered in Spanish.
Prime for Life! (DUI/DWI) This is an 8-hour alcohol education class for adult DUI offenders ages 21 and older. The goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of alcohol and other drug-related problems. This nationally recognized and evidence-based program focuses on personal risk-reduction (choices) and self-assessment specifically related to alcohol. The program is voluntary, however, many adults are referred by court or probation for Driving Under the Influence (first offense) or another first-time alcohol or other drug-related offense. Cost is $70. Pre-registration is necessary. This class is also offered in Spanish.
Driving the Right Way Is a nationally recognized, evidence-based program designed for repeat DUI/DWI offenders, challenging the thought and decision-making processes related to drinking and driving choices. Driving The Right Way consist of four 2-hour sessions and will be held at the Council on Alcoholism and Addictions Office at 219 W. 2nd St. in Grand Island. Cost is $100, or $80 if paid in cash in full at the first class session. Class size is limited; pre-registration is necessary.
Youth Tobacco Education Class This class will assist youth in learning about tobacco use and offer an opportunity for help in quitting for those already addicted. This class is facilitated by Katie U.. Cost is $40. Pre-registration is necessary. (Minimum of 2.5 hours)
Drug Education Class This is an education class emphasizing risks associated with illegal drugs such as Marijuana and Methamphetamine. The goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of alcohol and other drug-related problems in youth and adults. The program is voluntary, however, many youth and adults are referred by probation or juvenile services for a Possession of Marijuana (first offense) or another first-time drug-related offense. Cost is $40.
Pre-registration is necessary. (Minimum 2.5 hours)
Meth Rots This is an educational DVD/program developed locally to help the community understand the seriousness of Meth use and the many problems and devastation resulting from its use.
Focus on Recovery A series of insightful and educational sessions held to offer help and support to those in recovery, educate the public about addiction, and show that recovery from addiction is not only possible, but something to celebrate!
Additional individual classroom, after-school, faith-based, and other community education programs are available upon request. To register or for more information regarding any of these classes please contact Carolynn Perkins at 308-385-5520 ext 205 or by email at email@example.com