Announcing TABC: Mobile, the official smartphone app of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

TABC: Mobile lets users search for nearby TABC-licensed businesses and see data about any licensed establishment in Texas. Plus, retailers or the public can use the app to report a breach of the peace from any location 24 hours a day. TABC: Mobile is now available for free on the Apple iOS and Google Play stores. To learn more, visit  

Regulating Availability of Cocaine and Meth Ingredients Helped Reduce Drug Use

By Partnership News Service Staff August 18th, 2016 A new study suggests restrictions put into place by the U.S. government on a chemical needed to produce cocaine have led to a reduced use of the drug in the past decade. Mexican police action against a company importing pseudoephedrine, which is used to make meth, also contributed to the decline. The U.S. government cracked down on the availability of the chemical used in making cocaine, sodium permanganate, in 2006, UPI reports. Since then, the number of people using cocaine in the past year decreased by 1.9 million people, or 32 percent. After the Mexican government closed down a company accused of importing more than 60 tons of pseudoephedrine, the supply of meth was reduced significantly, researchers report in the […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day Events In Austin

  Participation in Texas/International Overdose Awareness Day is free. Anyone wishing to be involved may do so. TEXAS OVERDOSE NALOXONE INITIATIVE “TONI”   An invitation to mark Texas/International Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday August 31 2016   We are seeking your support to mark Texas Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday August 31 2016.   Overdose Awareness Day is a key remembrance event for those who have died from fatal drug overdoses, as well as family members and friends who have been affected. On Wednesday August 31, thousands of people worldwide will stand together to reflect on their losses. The intention of this event is to address the stigma of drug addiction and overdose and to reinforce the idea that no one need feel shame or disgrace […]

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Big Texas Rally for Recovery to be Held in Dallas

October 2, 2016 Dallas, Texas Continental Avenue Bridge Texas Recovers, Association of Persons Affected by Addiction, and a statewide coalition of recovery organizations will host the Big Texas Rally for Recovery (BTRR) to be held on October 2, 2016. BTRR will serve as the culmination of the many activities that take place during Recovery Month in September. Every September, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) promotes Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use issues and celebrate communities. Dallas, Texas has been selected as the national hub site for the Faces and Voices of Recovery and SAMHSA Recovery Month Rally.   We expect 10,000 persons to walk with us across the newly renovated Continental Bridge in downtown Dallas in support of recovery from alcohol […]

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Join Our Prevention Team!

Looking for special people who want to change the lives of our area youth. Local non-profit organization looking for energetic and positive individuals to provide substance abuse and tobacco prevention/education in areas schools and community sites throughout Region IV of Northeast Texas. A life changing opportunity that requires strong organization, multi-tasking, oral/written communication skills and a willingness to learn. Reliable transportation with a good driving record a must. Successful candidates must pass background check and drug screen. To become a Prevention Specialist with our team send resume to: ETCADA Prevention Specialist at ETCADA is an EEOE, Veterans highly encouraged to apply.