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The Wellspring Center for Prevention is a non-profit, community-based health organization providing prevention, education, information, and referral services to county residents, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations, municipal alliances, and social service agencies since 1980.
Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through the prevention of addiction-related problems across the lifespan.

12 Million Medicare Beneficiaries Received Co…

Almost one-third of Medicare beneficiaries—nearly 12 million Americans—received a prescription for commonly abused opioids in 2015, according to a new report.Spending for these drugs exceeded $4 billion, according to the...

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Nearly 10 Million Americans Say They Misused …

Almost 10 million Americans say they misused opioid medications in 2012-2013, according to a new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).Nonmedical use of prescription opioids...

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Patients in Pain Say It Has Become Harder to …

Patients suffering from chronic pain say they are finding it more difficult to get prescriptions for opioid painkillers, The Boston Globe reports.Federal and state regulations to reduce access to opioids...

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Addiction Treatment Patients Trained To Manag…

Research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reveals that teaching patients in addiction treatment how to communicate with physicians, and providing training on using an electronic health...

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Connect with Us

Wellspring offers a variety of electronic newsletters designed for parents, older adults, and school faculty, as well as one for the general public called Prevention Works! We even have one just to keep you up to date about what we are doing called NCADD Today and a weekly update providing the latest news, research, and policies impacting the field of addiction services.

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