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Justice Kathleen A. Blatz to Receive NACoA's Ackerman/Black Award, October 2016
Former Supreme Court chief justice honored for her lifetime commitment to healing children and families through systemic change,

National Recovery Month Planning Partners Honors Kathy Stone, Director of Behavioral Health in the Iowa Department of Public Health, with Ramstad/Kennedy Award for Outstanding Leadership, August 2016
NACoA joins the 100+ other Recovery Month Planning Partner Organizations in this annual recognition for the Ramstad/Kennedy Award for Outstanding Leadership

Alcohol Awareness Month Position Paper: Despite Progress, Each Teen Generation Faces Renewed Threat of Substance Use, April 2016
Joint position paper with NACoA, National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) and Institute for Behavior and Health (IBH) recommending specific policies to discourage alcohol and tobacco use by teens.

NACoA, Faces and Voices of Recovery Release Joint Position Paper, February 2016
NACoA joined with Faces and Voices of Recovery to issue a position paper urging candidates for public office to include family recovery in policies addressing addiction.

NACoA Kicks Off Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week 2016, February 2016
In 1988, NACoA has observed an annual international awareness week to celebrate the recovery of children of alcoholics of all ages who have received the support and help they need, and to offer hope to those who are still living with the adverse emotional and physical impact of a parent’s alcohol and drug use.