Artwork by former CADT client.
Illicit drug use disorder is a serious condition that affected 38% of U.S. adults in 2017. In our article ‘Addiction & Recovery Perspectives: Love is a Drug’ we described addiction as something that manifests differently per person, making it difficult to identify if someone is at risk. Knowing how to deal with the effects of
CEO Gary Olson also recipient of inaugural Gary P. Olson Visionary Award The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT) says goodbye to its chief executive officer after 46 years with the organization. Gary P. Olson announced his retirement recently and was celebrated by the CADT staff earlier this week and by his friends and
Did you know gambling treatment is free to any Minnesotan who needs it? About 10 years ago the Center for Alcohol & Drug Treatment began offering outpatient treatment for people who had developed a gambling problem. At one time, pathological (problem) gambling was considered a mental health problem, but research confirmed that for some people,
Note: Addiction is no longer an official diagnostic term, but describes a pattern of behavior most of us can recognize. There may be as many ways to describe addiction as there are people who experience it. Even though it has been called a disease, it is an acquired condition like most chronic health problems. It
TWIN PORTS THIRD ANNUAL RECOVERY WALK TAKES PLACE SEPTEMBER 27 The Twin Ports third annual Recovery Walk to promote awareness in the community about substance abuse will take place Sunday, September 27. Sponsored by the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT), Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, The Duluth Bethel, Victory Fund, and the Minnesota
Rescheduling Hydrocodone: Better pain management, less overdose and addiction—and what else? The DEA recently published its Final Rule in the Federal Register that moved hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) from Schedule III to the more restrictive Schedule II. The rule takes effect on Oct. 6, 2014. Hydrocodone is currently THE most prescribed drug in the U.S.
There is a difference between addiction and other chronic diseases Earlier this month, National Public Radio did a story called “For Addicts, There May Be Another Road To Wellness.” One thing we in the addiction recovery field know and appreciate is that there are myriad ways that individuals have recovered over the ages. And whatever
The first Gary Olson Leadership Award honors its namesake DULUTH, Minn. — The Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) presented a new award at this year’s 44th Annual MARRCH Conference held in St. Paul last week. MARRCH President Karen Edens announced that the Gary Olson Leadership Award has been created and
DULUTH, MINN—The Twin Port’s first Walk for Recovery will take place Saturday, September 14. Sponsored by the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT), the two-mile walk will begin in Canal Park and proceed down Duluth’s Lakewalk. “The Walk for Recovery is for the whole community,” said Tina Silverness, CADT chief operating officer. “It’s meant
DULUTH, MINN. June 3, 2013. The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (CADT) announced this week that the renovations needed to transform the Prindle Mansion into a residential treatment center for women recovering from alcohol and drug problems will begin this week. Several phases are involved with the project, including bringing the home up to