NACADA’s core function is to coordinate a multi-sectoral campaign against alcohol and drug abuse in Kenya. The Authority was established by an Act of Parliament in July 2012.The Authority’s main focus is demand reduction, which involves providing preventive education, public awareness, life skills, treatment, rehabilitation and psycho-social support to the general public. It also contributes towards supply suppression through policy formulation, partnerships and capacity building…   Read More

Our Vision

A Nation free from alcohol and drug abuse.

Our Mission

To lead and coordinate the fight against alcohol and drug abuse through prevention, advocacy, policy development, research, treatment and rehabilitation programmes, and execution of relevant statutes in Kenya.

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Prescription Drugs

Substance Abuse |
What Is Prescription Drug Abuse? Prescription drug abuse is when someone takes a medication that was prescribed for someone else or takes their own prescription in a manner or dosage... Read More


Substance Abuse |
In Kenya, the current usage of tobacco products is 8.6% it is largely limited to males. Data shows that 16.8% of the males are current users of tobacco products. This... Read More


Substance Abuse |
Effects Immediate effects of alcohol on the brain and body The first few drinks affect judgment and reaction time. More alcohol causes reactions to become even more sluggish and delays... Read More

Inhalants and Solvents

Substance Abuse |
Within seconds of inhalation, the user experiences intoxication along with other effects similar to those produced by alcohol. Alcohol-like effects may include slurred speech, an inability to coordinate movements, dizziness,... Read More


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