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Join the Recovery Month Celebration on September 17th!

Join the Recovery Month Celebration on September 17th!

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will host an online event at the White House in celebration of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month) with a special focus on youth in recovery.

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Injection of Drug Prevents Relapse of Methamphetamine Addiction in Mice

Injection of Drug Prevents Relapse of Methamphetamine Addiction in Mice

Mice addicted to methamphetamine who received a single injection of an experimental drug called blebbistatin did not experience a relapse, a new study finds.

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Letting a 6th Grader Sip Alcohol Could Lead to Later Substance Use

Letting a 6th Grader Sip Alcohol Could Lead to Later Substance Use

It is already commonly known that there is a clear association between early use of alcohol and short- and long-term adverse outcomes.

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Drug & Alcohol Awareness Seminar:  Wine for your Health:  Truth and Myth

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Seminar: Wine for your Health: Truth and Myth

On Wednesday, August 19, Cigna Behavioral Health presented a seminar on "Wine for your Health: Truth and Myth," as part of its Drug & Alcohol Awareness Seminar Series. 

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As Chicago’s Heroin Problem Grows, Treatment Funding in Illinois Shrinks

As Chicago’s Heroin Problem Grows, Treatment Funding in Illinois Shrinks

Chicago's heroin problem is increasing at a time when Illinois has cut funding for drug treatment, according to a new report.

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The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 2:  Spirituality

The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 2: Spirituality

“Spirituality”—like “love”—has many interpretations.  Some identify spirituality as their personal sense of connection, meaning, and purpose.  Others identify it is an elusive abstraction they have never experienced. Those who equate spirituality with religion and are not religious themselves may assume spirituality...

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SPOTLIGHT—St. Louis Affiliate Executive Director’s Op Ed

SPOTLIGHT—St. Louis Affiliate Executive Director’s Op Ed

The following Op Ed piece, by Howard Weissman, Executive Director of National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse — St. Louis Area, appeared in print and online versions of the August 5, 2015 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It was written in response to a recent editorial calling for the...

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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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