April 28, 2017

Drivers Killed in Crashes More Likely to Have Used Drugs Than Alcohol

For the first time, U.S. drivers killed in crashes in 2015 were more likely to have used drugs than alcohol, according to a new study. The […]
April 28, 2017

Addressing America’s Fentanyl Crisis

Every day, 91 Americans fatally overdose on an opioid drug. It may be a prescription analgesic or heroin—4-8 percent of people who misuse painkillers transition to […]
April 26, 2017

Drug Companies Seeking to Develop Less Addictive Pain Drugs

Pharmaceutical companies are working to develop less addictive pain drugs, according to the Associated Press. Companies are researching drugs that target specific pathways and types of […]
April 26, 2017

SWAG GRADUATION SKATE PARTY A SUCCESS

Montgomery, AL-  Parents and students gathered at Looney Super Skate for the Students With Achievement Goals (SWAG) Graduation Skate Party on Saturday April 22. The party […]
April 21, 2017

Free Doses of Naloxone for College Students Overdosing on Heroin and Other Opioids

Colleges will be able to get several free doses of a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses, a sign of the widening impact of the deadly […]
April 21, 2017

Federal Government Will Provide $485 Million for Opioid Prevention, Treatment

The Trump Administration will soon provide $485 million in grant money to states for prevention and treatment programs aimed at addressing the nation’s opioid crisis, the […]
April 20, 2017

SWAG GRADUATION SKATE PARTY APRIL 22

The Council on Substance Abuse- NCADD (COSA-NCADD) will host Students With Achievement Goals (SWAG) Graduation Skate Party on Saturday April 22, 2017. This skating party will […]
April 19, 2017

COSA APPLIES CHW TRAINING TO ENHANCE CLIENT SERVICES

The Wellness Coalition recently trained five staff members of the Council on Substance Abuse-NCADD (COSA) to become better acquainted with the risk factors for and the […]
April 19, 2017

Heavy versus light drinking: What are the relative effects on performance years later?

Heavy drinkers develop tolerance to alcohol over time and may be able to perform certain tasks fine while intoxicated—but that doesn’t apply to more complex tasks […]
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