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CADCA's 2011 National Leadership Forum to Feature Kerlikowske and Koh

Nearly 3,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists will convene Feb. 7-10 near Wash., D.C., for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 21st annual National Leadership Forum, "Coalitions Moving Forward: Mapping the Future." …

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Study Suggests Spirituality is Key to AA

According to new research, spirituality may be a key part of what makes Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) effective. …

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The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Resource To Help Parents in Crisis Understand and Navigate Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Treatment

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Launches First-of-Its-Kind Website to Help Parents in Crisis Navigate Difficult Path of Teen Substance Abuse and Find Immediate Support and Resources …

2010 Recovery Rally at Randall’s Island Park in New York City

Addiction takes a devastating toll on families and individuals, and 35 million families with children ages 9-17 need help with drug and alcohol prevention. But we know too that our cause is not hopeless and that the parents and families …

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AA Original Manuscript Shows Debate Over Religion

The original manuscript of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Big Book is being published for the first time, revealing edits that changed its references to religion. …

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Anti-Drug Leaders Respond to Uptick in Use Rates, Urge Community Action

A number of anti-drug organizations delivered words of warning this month upon the federal government's release of data from the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) showing some increases in young people's use of drugs such as marijuana and prescription medications for nonmedical purposes. …

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Clergy a Common Resource for People Battling Addiction

About 15 percent of people seeking recovery from alcoholism turn to clergy members for support, a University of Michigan study finds. …

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Practicing What they Preach: Most Evangelical Leaders Abstain from Alcohol

A family history of alcoholism and religious teachings were among the reasons cited by the 60 percent of U.S. evangelical leaders who said they don't drink alcohol socially. …

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Register for CADCA's 2010 Mid-Year Training Institute

More than 1,000 drug abuse prevention leaders from across the country will convene in Phoenix, Ariz. on July 26-29, 2010 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2010 Mid-Year Training Institute. …

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Saudi Program Looks to U.S. for Addiction Treatment Guidance

In Saudi Arabia, where alcohol and other drug use is strictly forbidden by Islamic law, acknowledging and treating addicts poses significant challenges. But Mohammed Al-Turaiki, CEO of a Saudi treatment program, is trying to change all that. …

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