Health : Treatment and Prevention Services

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Our vision is to prevent and eliminate addiction in America and beyond.

four stars

92.91

633 Third Avenue 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 841-5200   Web Site
EIN: 52-1736502

Board Leadership
James G. Niven
Chairman

CEO
Creighton Drury
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.91 four stars
  Financial 90.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (the Center) informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The Center strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope. The only shame in the fight against addiction is indifference.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (the Center) informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The Center strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope. The only shame in the fight against addiction is indifference.

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Financial

four stars

90.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.82
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $393,013
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,048,306
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,516,971
Total Contributions $2,958,290
   Program Service Revenue $2,774,059
Total Primary Revenue $5,732,349
   Other Revenue $2,086,397
TOTAL REVENUE $7,818,746
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,481,069
   Administrative Expenses $1,810,338
   Fundraising Expenses $410,271
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,701,678
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,882,932
   
Net Assets $48,224,498

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$700,000 6.54% Samuel A. Ball President, CEO

Mission

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (the Center) informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management; and encourages every individual and institution to take responsibility to reduce these health problems. The Center strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope. The only shame in the fight against addiction is indifference.

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The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (NY) 92.91 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
633 Third Avenue
19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 841-5200
fax: (212) 956-8020
EIN: 52-1736502

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Board Leadership

James G. Niven
Chairman

CEO

Creighton Drury
President