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Apr 10, 2018, 09:00 ET New Report from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Reveals Nation is Failing to Protect Babies and Preschoolers from Addictive Substances

Today, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)* released a new report titled, Childhood Poisoning: Safeguarding Young Children...


Mar 19, 2018, 06:34 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse's Response to President Trump's Initiative to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

We thank President Trump for addressing our nation's opioid crisis by releasing his "Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and...


Dec 05, 2017, 11:25 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Announces Appointment of Creighton Drury as New President

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA*) board of directors today announced the appointment of Creighton Drury as the...


Oct 25, 2017, 09:05 ET New Guide Shows States How To Address Opioid Crisis With Promising Approaches: From The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Government leaders continue to approach drug addiction with solutions that are both narrow and superficial, doing little to temper the devastation...


Sep 25, 2017, 09:05 ET Celebrate Your Family On Monday, September 25th With Family Day

As the opioid epidemic continues to make front page news, parents are seeking additional guidance on how to raise children to make responsible...


Jun 22, 2017, 17:30 ET Statement from The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse on the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

Joseph J. Plumeri, Executive Chair, and Samuel A. Ball, President and CEO of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, a leading national ...


May 11, 2017, 13:33 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse 25th Annual Awards Dinner Celebrates American Leadership in Eradicating Addiction

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), the leading national addiction policy and research organization, honored four prominent...


Apr 11, 2017, 09:35 ET Joseph J. Plumeri Elected Executive Chair of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) announced that its board of directors elected Joseph J. Plumeri, senior advisor to...


Mar 08, 2017, 08:35 ET New Report Highlights the Risks of Non-Cigarette Nicotine Products

A new report published today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, Beyond Cigarettes: The Risks of Non-Cigarette Nicotine Products ...


Feb 21, 2017, 12:18 ET James G. Niven, Joseph J. Plumeri Elected Co-Chairs of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) announced that its board of directors has elected James G. Niven, former chair of...


Dec 14, 2016, 09:15 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Launches "Expert Views: E-Cigarettes," a New Online Resource for Parents

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse launched a new online resource today, Expert Views: E-Cigarettes, written by leading researchers ...


Aug 04, 2016, 11:04 ET Caroline Netchvolodoff, Vice President, Education, The Council On Foreign Relations, Elected To The National Center On Addiction And Substance Abuse Board Of Directors

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse announced today that Caroline Netchvolodoff, vice president, education, the Council on Foreign...


Jun 07, 2016, 10:00 ET New Report Finds That States Are Ignoring ACA Requirements To Cover Addiction Treatment

A report released today by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse reveals that insurance plans nationwide are not covering the...


Mar 07, 2016, 12:55 ET Statement of Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Founder and Chair Emeritus of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse in New York City on the death of Nancy Reagan

"Nancy Reagan was dedicated to protecting children and teens from the dangers of drug use. Her 'Just Say No' campaign sparked the greatest decline in ...


Mar 02, 2016, 09:30 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Elects Nelle P. Miller, Head of New York, J.P. Morgan Private Bank to Board of Directors

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse announced today that Nelle P. Miller has been elected to its board of directors. Ms. Miller is...


Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse Releases Novel Report on Food Addiction

Today, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse announces the release of a report that marks the organization's first extension in focus...