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Don’t Wreck the Holidays! Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over      It’s the most wonderful time of the year—until you get a DUI.   For many Americans “holiday cheer” involves consuming alcohol at parties and holiday events. So it comes as no surprise that there’s a spike in drunk driving crashes each December. During

Rally For Recovery

Monday, 08 September 2014 by

Caring Services, Inc and Alcohol & Drug Services are co-sponsoring the upcoming local Rally For Recovery event at City Lake Park in Jamestown, NC. The event will be held on Saturday, September 27th and is open to the general public. The rally is a family-oriented celebration for all people in the local community that value

Receiving Drug Treatment at ADS

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 by

Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS) has been providing alcohol & drug education and treatment services for over 40 years in the Piedmont Triad community. In addition to treatment for addictive disorders, ADS has an extensive Prevention & Early Intervention department which does outreach education in schools, churches, and community organizations of all varieties to help

The Benefits of Group Treatment

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 by

When patients enter addiction treatment, they are often offered the opportunity to participate in a structured treatment group with other clients who are experiencing similar substance abuse issues. Group treatment has been proven to be an effective approach for individuals working on issues of sober, drug-free living. ADS provides a range of treatment groups tailored

Alcohol and Drug Services Video

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 by

Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS) launched a new website in late 2013. As part of our agency marketing and outreach efforts, ADS also posted a brief video overview of our services on Youtube. The video is located below. Visitor numbers to the newly renovated ADS website have nearly doubled in the last few months. As

Getting Wasted Has Real Consequences

Monday, 24 February 2014 by

How do we help those people who intend to get very drunk and who enjoy getting wasted via drinking games? CNN posted a thought-provoking article about the culture we live in whereby people intentionally indulge in drinking games to become very intoxicated, post their exploits on Facebook, YouTube and other social media for fun, and

ABC News anchor, Elizabeth Vargas, recently went public with her struggle with alcoholism. After many years of concealing her addiction, she finally sought help and embraced recovery for her illness. In a candid interview with long time co-anchor, George Stepanopoulos, Elizabeth explains how her chemical use covered up feelings of panic & anxiety. Her testimony