The Adele C. Smithers Award

The award reads:
For Caring and Sharing
For Dedication to Raising
Public Awareness of Alcoholism
By Courageously Speaking Out
Carrying the Message of
Help, Hope, and Recovery.

The Gold Plate reads:


Stacia Murphy

With love, admiration and respect for her many years of dedicated service to NCADD and its family of affiliates. Under her leadership, NCADD rededicated itself to Marty Mann's mission and vision to educate the public that alcohol use disorder is a respectable disease.


George J. O'Donnell

With respect and admiration for his dedication to The Employment Program for Recovered Alcoholics. For over twenty-five years he has selflessly given of his time and resources to building and expanding this "missing link" in recovery. He was instrumental in establishing EPRA in England. Under his steadfast leadership EPRA has been recognized nationally.


Scott Clark

For courageously sharing his personal experience and selflessly giving of his time and talents to help promote understanding of alcohol use disorder. He is simply "Out of this World".


Paul Williams

For his dedication, caring and concern in creating awareness about the disease of alcohol use disorder; For speaking out publicly about recovery, thereby helping to remove the stigma on this disease; For his tireless commitment to education, training and prevention.

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