Solving the Problem


CDAC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is the primary community behavioral health resource for substance-abuse prevention and intervention for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties.


We Are

We are a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials to help the community.

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We Do

Educational programs and services on tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

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We Do It

Featured Programs


The Women and Family Intervention Services program helps pregnant women ensure their babies are born healthy and drug-free. Services include relapse prevention skill-building.

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The Resiliency Increasing Skills and Education (RISE) program provides individual, group, and family support to elementary and middle school students.

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Project Graduation

A drug-free and alcohol-free celebration designed to give graduating high school students a safe way to celebrate their graduation night.

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"I wanted to share with you that I applied the principles of praise . . . to my 17-almost-18-year-old. It opened up a very heart touching and honest conversational exchange between us that hasn't happened in a long time. He shared some dreams and some very positive feelings about his dad as his role model and teared up doing so!"
- Parent in the Incredible Years Parenting Program

CEU Training & Registration

Motivational Interviewing, Part II

This is a workshop designed for professionals working in a health care setting who are familiar with the basics of motivational interviewing.

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Featured Articles

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Prescription medications and some over-the-counter medications are increasingly being abused (used in ways other than intended or without a prescription).

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The Florida Medical Examiners Commission has reported a 124% increase in the number of heroin deaths in Florida between 2013 and 2014.

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National Heroin Epidemic Hits Florida Hard and Fast