COSA News

June 10, 2019

New Ala. Law Aims to Keep Vaping Devices Away from Teens

By Lydia Nusbaum  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA)- Alabama has a new law that aims to keep alternative nicotine products out of the hands of teens. These products […]
May 17, 2019

Striking out Stigma

 MONTGOMERY, Ala.- On Wednesday, May 15th the usual blue and yellow Montgomery Biscuits fan apparel was drowned in a sea of green shirts for an important […]
May 12, 2019

COSA Treats Families to Fun Day Out

Hayneville, AL- With summer fast approaching, more families are looking for opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors and take advantage of the wonderful weather. On Sunday, […]
May 9, 2019

Biscuits Set to Host Mental Health Awareness Game

The Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA-NCADD) is partnering with the Alabama Department of Mental Health and the Montgomery Biscuits to host “Strike Out Stigma Night” on […]
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 […]
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