Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addiction

Offering hope and changing lives by fostering healthy lifestyles.

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We still have our full offering of classes and events.  Please check out our Calendar and contact us to register.

Contact Us

Our office is located at 219 W. Second Street, Grand Island, NE 68801. Give us a call at (308) 385-5520 or send us an email through the form below.

Current Courses:

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.

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 the Tobacco Free Hall County Coordinator. 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.
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 naomi@cncaa.info.

If the class you are needing to register for does not appear to be scheduled on the calendar, please contact our office at (308) 385-5520 to register with our administrative assistant.

Upcoming Events:

The Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions, Inc. is a non-profit corporation and affiliate of Facing Addiction with NCADD. 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 and Grant # 1H79TI081706-01 under Nebraska’s Targeted Response to the Opioid Project from the Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment 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 CHI Mission and Ministry grant. Additional financial support is provided by Hall County, Heartland United Way, and tax-deductible donations. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.