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Are You Ready for Recovery Month?

Visit for more about how to take part.

Read Tian Dayton, PhD’s Recovery Month Blog:
Why Don’t Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA’s) Get the Help They Need?
“Recovery should be for everyone, not just the addict.”

NACoA’s 2016 Webinar Series For Faith Communities


Monday, September 12 @ 12 Noon EDT
Family Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery!
Presenter: Tian Dayton PhD
Recovery Month: Programs and Tools for Celebrating Recovery Presenter: Marie Gallo Dyak
For more information and to register, CLICK HERE

Wednesday, September 21, 2 pm EDT
Facing the National Opioid Crisis Together:
Reaching In To Prepare, Reaching Out with Strong Hope

Presenters: Rev. Fred L. Smoot, PhD and Dr. Kevin Alexander, DBH
For more information and to register, CLICK HERE

If you missed the prior two webinars, you can obtain a copy of the recording. Contact NACoA to make a request:

- Screening, Intervening and Referring for Alcohol Problems: Tools and Strategies for Faith Communities
Presenters: Faye Calhoun DPA, MPA and Margaret Murray PhD, MSW

-Opiate Epidemic: What Faith Leaders Need to Know
Presenter: William Jacobs, MD

Recent Public Policy Releases

Opportunities for Advocacy and Action

NACoA and Faces & Voices of Recovery Issue Joint Position Paper on the Need for Recovery Support to Include Impacted Families and Children.

Adult Daughters of
Alcoholics Survey

Robert J. Ackerman, PhD, a NACoA founder, author, researcher and director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Training Institute is doing a survey on ACOA women, forgiveness and process addictions as part of his current research. Thank you for your consideration of the 9 question survey.


Now Available, three new Fact Cards

So many have requested printed versions of our infographics, we now have them available as fact cards: 12 Steps for Kids, 7 Facts About COAs, Core Competencies for Parents. Order Here

To all federal employees -- Please support NACoA's VOICE FOR CHILDREN -- Designate Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) -- #12020 when you fill out your CFC pledge.

webinarView the 2014 webinar series as well as the full 2013 Series


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ACE Study
The Health and Social Impact of Growing Up With Alcohol Abuse and Related Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Human and Economic Costs of the Status Quo. Robert Anda, MD, MS, is a member of NACoA's Board of Scientific Advisors.

The Information about Drugs and Alcohol (IDA) research compendium provides access to over 100,000, bibliographic abstracts, full text articles and reports which focus on drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, as well as children of alcoholics, mental health, social marketing, employee assistance programs, and health communication issues.


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