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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.

Canadian Doctor to U.S. Senators: Consider Le…

The head of a Canadian clinic that provides legally prescribed heroin to people addicted to the drug told U.S. senators this week the strategy can reduce the risk of serious...

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Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain's Rewar…

Chronic marijuana use disrupts the brain’s natural reward processes, according to researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas.In a paper published in Human Brain...

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Almost 60 Percent of Americans Have Opioids a…

Almost 60 percent of Americans say they have opioid painkillers at home that they no longer use, according to a new survey.Twenty percent say they have shared their opioid pills...

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Study Links Opioid Painkillers With Higher Ri…

A new study finds people who have been prescribed opioid painkillers have a higher risk of early death compared with patients given other pain medications.Much of the increased risk is...

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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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