Wine for your health: truth and myth

Cutting through the Clutter about Heart Health The following outline formed a webinar that NCADD presented in August 2015 as part of Cigna’s Alcohol and Drug Awareness Series. The presentation focused on the impacts of wine as it relates to cancer and cardiac health, weighing out the benefits and the risks...

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Facts About Alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence along with several million more who engage in risky, binge drinking patterns that could lead to alcohol problems. More than half of all adults...

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Understanding Addiction

People experiment with drugs for many different reasons. Many first try drugs out of curiosity, to have a good time, because friends are doing it, or in an effort to improve athletic performance or ease another problem, such as stress, anxiety, or depression. Use doesn’t automatically lead to abuse, and...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Alcohol and Drugs

NCADD has prepared this list of Frequently Asked Questions to help with the many questions people have with Addiction, Treatment and Recovery. We have conveniently split this into sections for Parents, Youth, Women, Seniors, Treatment and Veterans.

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