COSA News

November 20, 2018

Being Ernest: Montgomery’s Police Chief Talks About His Decision to Give Up Alcohol

By Sally Pitts, WSFA Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley hasn’t had an alcoholic drink in over 20 years. He recalls it was New Year’s Eve. He […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 11, 2018

COSA-NCADD Pays Tribute to First Responders on 9/11

Seventeen years ago from Tuesday, a horrific terrorist attack left the country in shock. The September 11, 2001 attack killed nearly 3,000 people and injured more […]
September 11, 2018

COSA-NCADD Celebrates National Recovery Month

Every year the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recognizes September as Recovery Month. This national observance promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment […]
August 27, 2018

My Smart Dose – Substance Abuse Prevention Campaign

PRESS RELEASE MY SMART DOSE                   New ADMH Campaign Offers Preventive Information on Prescription Drug Abuse Every day […]
August 3, 2018

COSA-NCADD partners with WSFA 12 for “Licensed to Pill” Documentary

Montgomery, AL, August 3, 2018 – Raycom Media’s Investigate TV will air a documentary focused on the opioid epidemic and the doctors who prescribe them. “Licensed to […]
August 1, 2018

COSA and WSFA 12 News to Host Phone Bank and Special Report

The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) and WSFA 12 News are teaming up to air a special report on the opioid epidemic from the Raycom Investigative […]
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