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1Education

CDAC offers a range of programs designed to engage teens, parents and others, in order to create an informed community.

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2Awareness

Our job is to spread the word about these issues. Get the facts–know the truth about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

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3Intervention

We provide the solution to your drug and alcohol problems. All of our programs offer personalized support to each and every member of your family.

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4Prevention

This is one of the most important steps to a healthy life. Prevent drug and alcohol issues before they become a problem.

Solving The Problem Together

CDAC is the primary community behavioral health resource for substance-abuse prevention and intervention for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties. We holistically approach problems by engaging the entire community including schools, law enforcement, parents, advocates, students and case managers.

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Who We Are

In 1971, a group of concerned citizens formed a committee with the goal of addressing the serious problem of drug abuse in Escambia County. From this effort emerged the Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc.

Today, our offerings reach not only Escambia County, but Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties as well. We are a group of well trained and experienced prevention specialists, case managers, teachers and concerned citizens dedicated to preventing the problems of alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse.

Through our programs, children, parents and families can learn new approaches to problem solving, allowing them to overcome adversity.

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