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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…

January 16, 2018

Beating the Winter Blues

As we all know, it is winter. The days are still short, the weather is cold, and we are lucky if we see the sun more than a few minutes a day. During this time of year, it is very common to experience the ‘Winter Blues’ and feel things such as fatigue, irritability, depression, hopelessness…

October 13, 2017

October is Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month

Prescription medicine—a critical piece of our cultural fabric—“a pill for every ill”—all you have to do is turn on the TV, listen to the radio or view ads on the Internet or in the newspaper to see and hear about the latest medicine that can cure migraines, treat pain and stress, keep you more alert,…