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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.

Heroin Crisis Results in More Grandparents Ra…

The increase in heroin use has led to a growing number of grandparents raising their grandchildren, according to The New York Times.The parents of these children are dead, in jail...

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Research Discovers Link between Heavy Alcohol…

While economic downturns have been linked previously to increased suicide risk in the United States, new research from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs sheds light on the role...

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In Fight Against Opioid Addiction, Congress F…

Congress is focusing on expanding treatment for opioid addiction instead of restricting access to painkillers in its efforts to address the opioid epidemic, The New York Times reports.Legislators seem to...

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Adult Smoking Rate Decreased to 15 Percent La…

Last year 15 percent of American adults smoked, down from 17 percent in 2014, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The decrease was the...

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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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