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...
A Great Man Once Told Me

...was the tournament a great source of community pride and a gathering time for villages throughout Southeast Alaska, but he also maintained that suicide rates and alcoholism declined in villages as players became new people on the court.
My Turn: Medicaid expansion is the right choice

...cover adults without children.And Medicaid expansion requires mental health coverage parity - so we will receive needed alcoholism, drug and mental health treatment funds the state now covers. That saves us money, saves families agony, puts fewer children...
Taking a bite out of 'chew'

...percent since 1995, although this did not specifically include e-cigarettes. Hilary Zander of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence also told Assembly members on Feb. 2 that the use of e-cigarettes among youths has increased "threefold...
Juneau Assembly approves big hike in local tobacco taxes; e-cigarettes also covered

...from smoking e-cigarettes, and that a rise in prices could help her mission.Hilary Zander of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence told the assembly that use of e-cigarettes among youth has increased "threefold" in 2014, which makes...
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...


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