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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-16/ncadd-counselor-alcoholism-affects-seni
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-27/downtown-dilemma-many-resources-readily
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-02-26-2
Neighbors
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...Kookesh were talking about the problems of Alaska Native suicide and alcoholism one day, Kookesh said. "I asked him 'When you were growing up, did you have suicide and alcoholism as a problem in your society, among your age group?'" Kookesh...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/walter-soboleff-retrospective
Art
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110300/Com_Alcoholism.html
Comm
Former mayor an example of how alcoholism treatment has changed

...to 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061201/Loc_Mayor.html
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012407/let_20070124009.shtml
Opinion
Drug that treats alcoholism now used in sentencing

...is, 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103199/Loc_drug.html
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090806/nei_20060908005.shtml
Neighbors
Anchorage man who died derailed by alcoholism

...He was just a lovely person," she said.Around 2003, Kort moved to Anchorage.Jobs dried up as he got older and his alcoholism worsened. He tried rehab several times but ended up living mostly in shelters.While he had plenty of contact with the Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-01-06/anchorage-man-who-died-derailed-alcohol
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