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  • National Recovery Month – 2016 - ach September, thousands of prevention, treatment, and recovery programs and services around the country celebrate their successes and share them with their neighbors, friends, and colleagues in an effort to educate the public about recovery, how it works, for whom, and why.

Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) | Learn more about this Act here on CADCA site.
Underage Drinking

Socioeconomic Status, Cognitive Tests May Predict Who Experiments With Underage...

Experts have enumerated the risks of underage drinking for years, finding that it increases the risk of sexual assault, impaired judgement, and even serious injuries that can lead to death.

Fact Sheets – Alcohol Use and Your Health

Excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010, shortening the lives of those who died by an average of 30 years. F...
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Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

What really causes addiction -- to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it?
Young People

Teen Addiction Traumatizes Younger Siblings

The Betty Ford Center Children's Program Reminds Parents That Summer Is the Time Teens and Young Adults Are Most Likely to Try Drugs and Alcohol for the First Time

Signs of alcoholism you won’t want to ignore

This article is for you individually whether you are the drinker or the partner of someone with an alcohol problem, as there is some extra advice for you.