“We’ve learned that raising healthy drug-free kids is first and foremost a mom-and-pop operation, that your PARENT POWER is the key.”

Joseph A, Califano, Jr.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

Children and teens that begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to become alcohol dependent than those who do not drink before age 21

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

The more often children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University

Upcoming Events

Jul
27
Wed
2:00 pm FREE Webinar: The Neglected Popu... @ Webinar
FREE Webinar: The Neglected Popu... @ Webinar
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Recovering from an addiction is tough enough, but when you throw in the tremendous responsibilities of motherhood, resisting cravings and remaining abstinent can seem like an impossible challenge. Often mothers leave treatment completely unprepared to[...]
3:00 pm Free Webinar: Barriers and Facil... @ Webinar
Free Webinar: Barriers and Facil... @ Webinar
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CE Credit and Certificate: This webinar offers free 1.5 NAADAC CEs and a certificate of completion. Complete a short online form (coming soon…) to claim your certificate. Click here for more information.
3:00 pm Free Webinar: Compassion Fatigue... @ Webinar
Free Webinar: Compassion Fatigue... @ Webinar
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Description: This webinar will define and distinguish health-risks commonly experienced by helping professionals, specifically burnout and compassion fatigue. The webinar will emphasize both risk factors and protective factors for these stressors within individuals and organizations,[...]
Jul
28
Thu
6:00 pm FREE: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opi... @ Franklin Town Hall
FREE: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opi... @ Franklin Town Hall
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What: TOWN HALL MEETING: The Opioid Epidemic: Silently Affecting Our Community When: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00-8:00 pm Where: Franklin Town Hall – Board Room 95 E. Main Street Franklin, NC 28734 Cost: FREE and[...]
Jul
29
Fri
8:00 am Opioid Summit @ Wilmington City Hall, Council Chambers
Opioid Summit @ Wilmington City Hall, Council Chambers
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
What: Opioid Summit When: 7/29/2016, 8am-4pm Where: Wilmington City Hall –Council Chambers, 102 N. 3rd St • Wilmington, NC, 28401 Sign up:  To Register call 910-341-4608 or email name & agency to linda.rawley@wilmingtonnc.gov Lunch: Lunch[...]
6:30 pm NAMI Johnston County – Peer to P... @ Pathways to Life
NAMI Johnston County – Peer to P... @ Pathways to Life
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
NAMI Johnston County – Peer to Peer Training NAMI Johnston County will be holding its Summer Peer to Peer Class starting Friday, July 29th at Pathways to Life from 6:30pm-8:30 pm. Register Today! Contact Marilyn[...]
Aug
2
Tue
7:00 pm Learn to Cope- Support Group
Learn to Cope- Support Group
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to Cope WHO: Parents, family members, spouses and caregivers with a loved one who is struggling with addiction to opiates, alcohol, or other drugs. DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm WHERE: Franklin, NC[...]