East Texas Council On

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Our mission at ETCADA is to reduce substance abuse and dependency within our East Texas communities.


Updated numbers from SAMHSA

Tuesday, July 02, 2019
The latest dispatch from SAMHSA isn't pretty... The opioid crisis continues to destroy lives. The bottom line: one hundred and thirty Americans die every day as a result of an... Read More

Recovery Month September

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

Friday, May 10, 2019
Wolterk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Walmart is following in the footsteps of other retail brands and raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21. The superstore also announced Wednesday that it... Read More

Sticker Shock campaign targets underage drinking

Wednesday, May 01, 2019
By Meredith Shamburger mshamburger@panolawatchman.comBright green and white stickers bore a reminder to the people buying alcohol at several convenience and grocery stores on Monday: It’s illegal to give that alcohol... Read More


Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Each week it seems as if a new article is published with emphasis on the detrimental impact caused by consuming some type of drug. In recognition of National Drug and... Read More

Surgeon general warns against e-cigarettes, vaping

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. surgeon general is warning against the use of e-cigarettes, declaring Tuesday that any "use among young people is unsafe" and telling parents to be on the... Read More

Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The heaviest increases are among women.

Friday, November 16, 2018
Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The heaviest increases are among womenJayne O'Donnell, USA TODAYPublished 11:01 a.m. ET Nov. 16, 2018 | Updated 11:09 a.m. ET Nov. 16, 2018OAKTON,... Read More

FDA Proposes Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, Restricts Sales Of Sweet E-Cigarettes

Friday, November 16, 2018
FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes, restricts sales of sweet e-cigarettesJayne O'Donnell, USA TODAYPublished 10:10 a.m. ET Nov. 15, 2018 | Updated 11:32 a.m. ET Nov. 15, 2018 In sweeping... Read More

Waskom, ETBU police train to combat teen drinking

Wednesday, September 05, 2018
On Tuesday, September 4, East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (ETCADA) and the Harrison County Community Coalition organized and hosted a Controlled Party Dispersal Training for local Law... Read More

Harrison County Community Coalition Partnership hosts Burritos over Booze

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
“There’s more ways to have fun than underage drinking” is the message the Harrison County Community Coalition Partnership is bringing to college students this week, as the anti-drug and alcohol... Read More
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Longview Location - Main Office
Call Us: (903) 753-7633
TTY: (903) 247-9651 | (800) 441-8639
708 Glencrest Lane, Longview, TX. 75601

Pittsburg Location
Call Us: (903) 753-7633
211 Mill St., Pittsburg, TX 75686

Tyler Location
1820 Shiloh Rd.
Suite 1015
Tyler, TX 75703

Paris Location
2654 Lamar Avenue
Paris, Texas 75460

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