East Texas Council On

Alcoholism And Drug Abuse

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Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide recovery support services and reduce substance use through education and intervention. We also help young adults successfully transition into adulthood by providing services to address essential needs.



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

Secondhand smoke poses greater risks for teens: Study

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
More than 1.1 billion adults worldwide smoke cigarettes and, though laws that limit public and workplace smoking are lessening the amount of exposure to the public, an estimated 9.6 million... Read More

PRC4 2018 Regional Needs Assessment Available for Download

Monday, July 23, 2018
The Regional Needs Assessment (RNA) report is created by each Prevention Resource Center in the state of Texas, in conjunction with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) every... Read More

Panola County sues opioid manufacturers, joining growing list of East Texas plaintiffs

Friday, June 08, 2018
By: Meredith Shamburger - Longview News-Journal CARTHAGE — Panola County has joined a growing list of East Texas counties that are suing opioid manufacturers, claiming they misled doctors and created an... Read More

Seniors More Likely to Fall When Taking Opioids After Hospital Treatment: Study

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Seniors recovering from trauma after being admitted to hospitals may be more likely to have falls when taking prescribed opioids, according to a new study. While opioids are commonly used to... 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
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211 Mill St., Pittsburg, TX 75686

Tyler Location
1820 Shiloh Rd Ste. 1302
Tyler, TX 75703

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Longview, TX 75601