Named the Kathleen Taylor Legislator of the Year for 2012
CONCORD – One of the state’s top non-profit groups has honored state Senator Sharon Carson, R-Londonderry, with its legislative award for 2012. The New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Councilors Association (NHADACA), which is dedicated to advancing addiction professions, made the presentation at its Annual Meeting held recently.
Carson received the Kathleen Taylor Legislator Award given annually to a New Hampshire legislator who has made a visible or measurable contribution to support the workforce development of the addiction profession or has supported the public’s need for prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery services through advocacy. Previous honorees include state Rep. Charlotte House Quimby and U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter.
Commenting on the award, Carson said, “I am very honored to have received this award from NHADACA. Working to help the citizens in our state who are struggling get the help they need has always been a legislative priority for me.”
The NHADACA was formed in 1986 and has grown to be the leading provider of continuing education for addiction professionals in New Hampshire. For more information regarding the association, please visit: www.nhadaca.org