Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association

www.fadaa.org FADAA’s extensive portfolio of activities includes hundreds of training and technical assistance events.

FADAA is perceived as the “lead voice” by national, state and local policy makers, providers and the recovery community on substance abuse policy and related practice improvement. FADAA’s board members and staff constantly monitor and address policy issues related to emerging trends that impact substance abuse and co-occurring service delivery in areas including but are not limited to healthcare r

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Neuroscience Reveals How Gratitude Literally Rewires Your Brain to be Happier

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5 Questions With Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis

Hope for Healing Florida is one of the initiatives created by the First Lady.

5 Questions With Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis has heard from troubled teens struggling with depression, anguished homeowners whose dwellings were decimated by

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The Florida Medical Examiner's Report does a good job of reporting the numbers, but those numbers may not make it in the federal counts.

Thousands of opioid deaths are never counted by feds, USF study says Routine delays in toxicology results are one reason for the lapse.

11/28/2019
Designer Drugs: My Addiction to Research Chemicals | The Fix 11/19/2019

Designer Drugs: My Addiction to Research Chemicals | The Fix

Jim Hall, an epidemiologist at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities comments on this person's story. For the past 35 years, Hall has tracked patterns and trends of substance use disorders in southeast Florida for the National Drug Early Warning System.

Designer Drugs: My Addiction to Research Chemicals | The Fix Chemists create new drugs faster than officials can schedule them, resulting in a drug supply tainted with chemicals that can’t be tested because they don’t really exist.

Join Strides for Mental Health Awareness 5K on Nov. 16 at USF 11/15/2019

Join Strides for Mental Health Awareness 5K on Nov. 16 at USF

Tomorrow morning at 8AM at the University of South Florida you can walk/run to raise awareness for mental illness.

Join Strides for Mental Health Awareness 5K on Nov. 16 at USF One of your neighbors posted in Health & Fitness. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.)

Florida Seeks Funding To Continue Opioid Fight 11/13/2019

Florida Seeks Funding To Continue Opioid Fight

The current State Opioid Response (SOR) funds are slated to end by September 2020.

Florida Seeks Funding To Continue Opioid Fight Florida may be on the right track to reducing the amount of opioid-caused deaths, according to the Department of Children and Families, but only if that

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Be There for Veterans

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County drug court programs work to reunite families separated by addiction

Family Drug Court is working for this Palm Beach County mom and son.

County drug court programs work to reunite families separated by addiction Founded a decade ago, Family and Delinquency Drug Courts aim to give those struggling with substance abuse a second chance and to reunite families.

10/16/2019

Watch Florida Behavioral Health Association President and CEO Melanie Brown-Woofter answer questions from on-air radio personality Preston Scott. The interview followed Behavioral Health Day at the Capitol.

10/05/2019

October is National Bullying Prevention Month!

Make time to listen, take time to talk about bullying. Get started with SAMHSA's KnowBullying app for convo starters. http://bit.ly/KnowBullyingApp

Florida gets $58 million to fight opioid crisis and help babies being born addicted 10/03/2019

Florida gets $58 million to fight opioid crisis and help babies being born addicted

This is good news for Florida; it's in addition to the state's Opioid Response grant.

Florida gets $58 million to fight opioid crisis and help babies being born addicted Florida's First Lady, Casey DeSantis, announces that the state has secured a federal grant to fight opioid addiction, with new attention to babies born addicted.

Together, We Can Raise Awareness to Help Save Lives in Florida 09/30/2019

Together, We Can Raise Awareness to Help Save Lives in Florida

https://doseofrealityfl.com/
The Florida Office of Attorney General Ashley Moody recently launched a new website to help prevent the misuse of prescription painkillers.

Together, We Can Raise Awareness to Help Save Lives in Florida It is important to get your “Dose of Reality” about the risks and dangers of using prescription opioids, as well as the signs of misuse, before it becomes a problem for you or your loved ones.

Voices for recovery: Justin, Young People in Recovery CEO 09/28/2019

Voices for recovery: Justin, Young People in Recovery CEO

This is Justin Luke Riley's story. After being in and out of treatment, an ultimatum from his parents became the first step on his recovery journey. Since then, he's started an advocacy group, earned his MBA, and met with a U.S. president.
https://youtu.be/HkecDjEjfhI

Voices for recovery: Justin, Young People in Recovery CEO The celebrates the 23 million Americans living in recovery from addiction. With support from Google, eight of them, ranging from a Google e...

Devin Fox - Young People in Recovery 09/25/2019

Devin Fox - Young People in Recovery

Devon Fox explains what recovery has given him: choices.
https://youtu.be/lGRYMW80S7M
This project was supported in part by a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Faces & Voices of Recovery donors.

Devin Fox - Young People in Recovery Devin Fox, 27, explains what recovery has given him: choices. Young People in Recovery is a series of stories told by young men and women about their new liv...

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https://recoverymonth.gov/

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Google created a special campaign for Recovery Month: Recover Together
https://recovertogether.withgoogle.com/

The celebrates the 23 million Americans recovering from addiction, and paves the way for the 20 million still struggling to seek treatment. Our voices matter — especially in September.

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