Recovery Resource Council (formerly Tarrant Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse) was founded in 1957 by volunteers who were members of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) to serve individuals and families affected by alcoholism by offering information and referral services. Every year, we receive over 100,000 phone calls from people seeking help or their families. Recovery Resource Council offers two main areas of services to meet our mission of reducing drug and alcohol abuse: prevention/intervention education, case management and workplace services.
The mission of the Gordie Foundation is to provide today’s young people with the skills to navigate the dangers of alcohol, binge drinking, peer pressure and hazing.The Gordie Foundation is dedicated to the memory of Gordie Bailey, who was an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Colorado when he died of alcohol poisoning as a result of a Chi Psi fraternity initiation ceremony for pledges on September 17, 2004.
This Web site and the Above the Influence ads you see on TV and in magazines are created for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign (a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy). This campaign reflects what teens across the country have told us is going on in their lives.
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention, treatment and policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
MADD was incorporated on September 5, 1980, the mission or purposes of MADD as stated in its Articles of Incorporation were “To aid the victims of crimes performed by individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, to aid the families of such victims and to increase public awareness of the problem of drinking and drugged driving."
Drug Prevention Resources, Inc. (DPRI) is dedicated to preventing youth substance abuse through innovative delivery of evidence-based strategies that empower youth, families and communities to flourish within their environments.
Tarrant County Challenge, Inc., founded in 1984, is dedicated to confronting substance abuse in Tarrant County, Texas by identifying needs, educating the community, mobilizing resources, promoting collaboration, advocating for sound public policy.