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Blood Pressure Medication Might Be Useful in Addiction Treatment

Blood Pressure Medication Might Be Useful in Addiction Treatment

A medication used to treat high blood pressure might be useful in addiction treatment, a study of rats suggests.

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NIH Begins Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder

NIH Begins Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder

A clinical trial investigating a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) was announced by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

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Many Primary Care Doctors Lack Understanding of Opioid Abuse

Many Primary Care Doctors Lack Understanding of Opioid Abuse

Many primary care physicians have misconceptions about opioid abuse, a new survey finds.

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Government Study Finds Danger in Mixing Marijuana and Alcohol

Government Study Finds Danger in Mixing Marijuana and Alcohol

A study conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found using marijuana and alcohol together impacts driving more than using either substance alone, Time reports.

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Global Sales of E-Cigarettes and E-Liquids Nearly Doubled Last Year

Global Sales of E-Cigarettes and E-Liquids Nearly Doubled Last Year

The global market for e-cigarettes and e-liquids almost doubled, to $6 billion, from 2013 to 2014, a new report finds.

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The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 1

The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 1

Addiction damages what matters most.  Body, family, career, and citizenship are frequent casualties of the compulsive use of alcohol and other drugs.  How human behavior becomes so self-defeating and how affected individuals change for the better has been described from...

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SPOTLIGHT: Morganton, NC’s Faith-Based Community Recovery Initiative

SPOTLIGHT: Morganton, NC’s Faith-Based Community Recovery Initiative

Burke Recovery (formerly the Burke Council on Alcoholism and Chemical Dependency, Inc.), NCADD's Morganton, NC Affiliate, has a program to train clergy and lay leaders on how to screen for substance abuse issues and make quality referrals for services.

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NCADD Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

NCADD Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

Each May, NCADD and our National Network of Affiliates play a major and vital role across the US in educate people, especially women, about the dangers of consuming alcohol and using drugs during pregnancy.  It is not pretty.  Newborns can come into the world with severe birth defects. The reality is harsh and sad.  NCADD...

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2015 Conference of Affiliates

2015 Conference of Affiliates

The 2015 Conference of Affiliates was held March 3-6, Dallas, TX The 2015 NCADD Conference of Affiliates, "Hope, Help and Healing: Enduring Concepts for a Changing World," offered NCADD Affiliates and others three days of training, networking and socializing. The program sessions were kicked off with a Keynote address by SAMHSA Administrator, Pamela S. Hyde, JD....

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