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Addictive Diseases


The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has established a clear vision for its work - a life in the community for everyone. Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
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Drug Free Coalition of Hall County

To establish and strengthen collaboration among Hall County's private nonprofit agencies, and Federal, State, and local governments to support the efforts of our community coalition to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth.

To reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, among adults, by addressing the factors in our community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse.
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National Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.

CDC's Mission is to collaborate to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health - through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.

NIAAA leads the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by:

* Conducting and supporting alcohol-related research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment.
* Coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and federal programs on alcohol-related issues.
* Collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work.
* Translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

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Make the Connection

Resources for Veterans who have alcohol or drug problems.
Connects Veterans, their family members and friends, and other advocates with mental health information, local resources, and Veterans’ own inspiring stories of recovery.
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