ADC Blog

May 7, 2018

Prevention Week is Coming!

WHAT IS NATIONAL PREVENTION WEEK? National Prevention Week (NPW) is a SAMHSA-sponsored annual health observance dedicated to increasing the prevention of substance use and promotion of mental health. The observance brings individuals, organizations, coalitions, states, and communities together through local events to raise awareness about the importance of preventing substance use and mental disorders. WHEN…

April 2, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month!

Founded and sponsored by NCADD, Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcoholism by encouraging communities to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcohol, alcoholism and recovery. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However people…

March 27, 2018

ALCOHOL-FREE WEEKEND TO BE OBSERVED March 30-April 1, 2018

“Changing Attitudes: It’s not a ‘rite of passage’.” Alcohol-Free Weekend, traditionally observed during NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month in April, is scheduled for March 30-April 1, 2018. Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987, is a national grassroots effort observed by communities throughout the…