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Wells Fargo Donates $10,000

Congratulations to Council Board member, John Mogk, for winning the Wells Fargo Volunteer Service Award. The award included a generous donation made in his honor to The Council. John thrilled everyone at a recent staff meeting when he presented us with a check for $10,000 from Wells Fargo. Thanks John!

Wells Fargo Donation

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9th Annual "Power of Prevention" Breakfast
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Touching and Changing Lives

In the last year, The Council trained or provided direct services to more than 31,000 people in our community. In addition, we reached tens of thousands more by 1) providing resources/materials to students, parents and teachers; 2) conducting public awareness campaigns via community events, billboards, public service announcements, and media coverage; and, 3) educating teachers, counselors and parents who pass on their skills and knowledge to countless others. Thank you for helping us continue to touch and change lives!

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Ways to Connect

Substance use disorder—known by many as substance abuse—is our country’s #1 health issue as contended by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and other respected national organizations.

In Dallas, the volume of health-related stories involving adolescents and drugs and alcohol is staggering. Yet, we are not helpless. There are ways we can connect. There are mobilization efforts and community coalitions raising their collective voices every single day across all sectors.

There is a tangible return on investment that includes the health, safety and productivity of children, families, and communities throughout many Dallas-area counties.

Please connect with us—we’re on Facebook, Twitter and have a regular newsletter. We’re really social!

And our programs have their own web pages and connections; please check them out here:

Region 3 Prevention Resource Center – www.prc3.org
Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership – www.drugfreedallas.org
Tobacco-Free North Texas – www.tobaccofreentx.org
Texas Alliance for Drug Endangered Children – www.texasdec.org

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9th Annual "Power of Prevention" Breakfast

The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse is excited to announce that world-renowned physician, Dr. Judith Landau, will be the keynote speaker at our 9th Annual Power of Prevention Breakfast on Friday, October 10, 2014. This year marks our 9th annual event to raise funds and awareness about our work in the community to improve health, safety and productivity by reducing the incidence and impact of alcohol and drug abuse.

Judith Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, CAI, BRI II, is a child, family and community neuropsychiatrist, specializing in resilience and overcoming adversity. Co-developer of the ARISE Intervention, Dr. Landau draws upon 30+ years of research and experience aimed at facilitating long-term healing for addicted individuals and their families.

Dr. Landau has lectured on five continents, presented at over 200 international conferences, and taught students from over ninety countries. Currently recognized as a global addiction and trauma pioneer, Dr. Landau continues to change the future of addiction by identifying trauma that spans generations. She is currently the President of Linking Human Systems and LINC Foundation, in Boulder, Colorado.

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