November 19, 2018

Recognizing Holiday Triggers of Trauma

During the holiday season, the need for a trauma-informed approach is critical. Everywhere we turn, we’re reminded that it is supposed to be “the most wonderful […]
November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving: A Time For Celebration And Caution

With turkey, football games, and getting together with family and friends, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is exceptionally busy.  This is also a time when there are […]
November 19, 2018

COSA Celebrates #GivingTuesday

The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) will celebrate giving by participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, November 27th. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses […]
November 15, 2018

Youth e-cigarette use is skyrocketing

Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures […]
October 29, 2018

I Respond to People on the Worst Days of Their Lives

By Angela Leath on October 23, 2018 Growing up, everyone I knew wanted to be a police officer, doctor or firefighter. Me? I wanted to be […]
October 22, 2018

Let’s Help our Youth Change the Way They Look at Mental Health

 October 10, 2018 /  SAMHSA /  Mental Health /  No Comments By: Anita Everett, M.D., DFAPA, Chief Medical Officer Mental health is central to everyone’s well-being, particularly adolescents, teens, and young adults. Our […]
October 16, 2018

Drug Task Force Targets Sale of Cannabis Oil in Alabama

TUSCALOOSA — Tony Bryan said he went through the proper channels when he and his wife opened The CBD Oil store on Main Avenue in Northport […]
October 2, 2018

ADMH Press Release- October is Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Montgomery, Ala. – During Substance Prevention Month in October, there is an opportunity to highlight the vital role of substance abuse prevention in both individual and […]
October 1, 2018

Peer-to-Peer: How Former Addicts Help Guide Others Through Recovery

Larry Snow’s walk to the University of Alabama’s commencement stage in May took a little bit longer than most of his classmates’. The Birmingham native struggled […]