Founded in December 2014 by Lee P. Clifford, the idea was originally to build a museum focused on informing the public on matters related to addiction and recovery. The vision quickly expanded and we ultimately adopted a new name: The National Addiction Awareness Complex.

The original planning team developed the business plan and established the non-profit. However, progress was hindered in 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. At that time, several key founding members retired and progress stalled.

However, the vision and mission lived on and after rebuilding the team and refocusing our efforts, we are ready again to embark on this ambitious project!

Projected Timeline

  • Establish Startup Team & Revamp Website
  • Launch ‘Visionary Land Sponsor’ Fundraising Campaign
  • Land Search / Economic Impact Studies
  • Site Selection
  • Ground Breaking Ceremony / Building Begins
  • March – December 2023
  • January 2024
  • January 2024 – December 2024
  • Q1 2025
  • Fall 2025
To Be Announced:
  • Awareness Campground Resort
  • Awareness Bed & Breakfast
  • Awareness Event Area
  • Awareness Attractions and Activities
  • Awareness Expo Center (Convention Center, Learning Center, & Museum)

Once the site has been selected and construction commences – the Complex will be opened in phases to begin hosting events and activities while the remainder of the complex is under construction.

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