Mission Statement

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council believes that chemical dependency is preventable and treatable when education and intervention techniques are used.
Program Philosophy and Goal

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Deep East Texas believes that chemical dependency is a progressive, incurable, chronic and fatal disease that can be managed with long term treatment. It is essential that treatment include family and/or significant other involvement and 12 step or other support groups available in the local area. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Deep East Texas' goal is to provide a quality outpatient treatment program that focuses on the recovery and maintenance from abuse/addiction of mind altering chemicals. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council subscribes to the belief that abstinence from consumption of all mind-changing chemicals (including alcohol) is the only current practice that can lead to a successful treatment outcome.

Service Area

The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council’s prevention and treatment service area consists of Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler counties. For more information on the nearest location available, please call 800 445-8562 or 936 634-5753.

The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council’s OSAR (Outreach, Screening, Assessment and Referral) service area consist of Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler counties. For more information on the nearest location available, please call 800 445-8562 or 936 634-5753.

Signs & Symptoms
  • Are you annoyed by people criticizing your drinking or use of drugs?

  • Do you "borrow" money or items that don't belong to you to buy alcohol or other drugs?

  • Do you ever have trouble knowing "when to say when"?

  • Have you ever tried to quit drinking alcohol or using drugs on your own, and you just couldn't?

  • Has you alcohol or drug use caused problems with family, friends, work or the police?

  • Would you like to talk to someone about these questions?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, please call:

800 445-8562

936 634-5753

 

Our Staff

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) staff is here to help those seeking assistance with chemical dependency. All ADAC instructors have been certified by the Texas Health and Human Services and follow all rules and guidelines required of the certification. Please contact us today if help is needed and we will guide you to the best solutions.

 

Board Members

Barbara Peterson - President

Karen Vines- Vice President

Bob Coker

William Lambert

Rodney Thompson

Royce Garrett

Don Muhlback

Sallye Darmstadter

Stephanie Cook

Randy Waggoner

Tom Paxson

Buddy Zeagler

 
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WE CAN HELP

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council believes that abstinence from consumption of all mind-changing chemicals (including alcohol) is the only current practice that can lead to a successful treatment outcome. And we exist to help people achieve abstinence and be productive.

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