NCADD counselor: Alcoholism affects seniors, too

...counselor with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau, joined...Alaska has a particularly high rate of alcoholism and drug use, and Mueller said that...Mueller said that when thinking about alcoholism, many people do not think of senior citizens...
Downtown dilemma: Many resources readily available to help alcoholism

Alcoholism is a disease that can hit anyone, and the impacts of the...people in the United States either abuse alcohol or have alcoholism, a disease.What does alcoholism actually do?"What alcohol and drugs do, it does it to...
Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse to hold winter meeting

The Alaska Mental Health Board and Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse will hold their winter meeting in Juneau...comments on issues related to mental health and/or alcoholism and drug abuse. Public comment will be held between...
SEARHC-ing for ways to kick drinking

...said there are more options than people might know. One in five people, statistically, is diagnosable as suffering from alcoholism and, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Alaska has one of the highest per capita consumption...
Cutting activities from school budgets is shortsighted

...winters, isolation and exposure to alcohol and drugs in our culture. Combined, these factors result in high suicide rates, alcoholism, domestic violence, and rape. Activities do not fix all of this. However, I think they help considerably in the growth...
Alcoholism is a disease, not a moral failure

...psychological problem. The people who believe alcoholism is a sign of a deeper psychological...still can't have controlled drinking. Alcoholism is not a moral failure, the product...It can cause other conditions, but alcoholism is not caused by some other condition...
Former mayor an example of how alcoholism treatment has changed let Milsap come back. His crime? Alcoholism. "I was a hard-drinking man...director of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency's Juneau office...designed and built it in 1980 to treat alcoholism as a disease and to treat the individuals...
Governor needs to address alcoholism

...dedicated to broader health issues. Yet alcoholism, mental health and other health issues...face crippling problems associated with alcoholism. I hope our new governor does not consider alcoholism to be mainly a Native problem, or that...
Drug that treats alcoholism now used in sentencing, like the use of Antabuse, a pharmacological approach to alcoholism, Corso said. But probably no drug will prove a 100 percent effective ``magic bullet'' against alcoholism. ``Antabuse makes you sick when you drink; you vomit. Antabuse...
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

...Organization description: NCADD is dedicated to providing education, information, help and hope in the fight against alcoholism and other drug addictions. Volunteer positions available: Volunteer facilitators, to help with Alaska Teen Institute retreats...


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