The roots of Anuvia began in 1957 when the State of North Carolina asked ABC Boards to dedicate a percentage of profits to alcohol education and rehabilitation programs. At that time, a progressive group of citizens saw the need for and established an agency to promote public awareness about alcoholism. Supported by the Mecklenburg County ABC Board, the Charlotte Council on Alcoholism quickly became Charlotte’s principal resource for prevention, advocacy, and referral.
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Binge drinking is drinking for the primary purpose of getting drunk. For a male, 5 or more in a drinking session is considered binge drinking. For a female, 4 or more in a drinking session is considered binge drinking. It often leads to other harmful behavior such as driving while intoxicated, fighting, or risky sex.
Prescription drug abuse is the Nation’s fastest-growing drug problem, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic. Commonly abused classes of prescription drugs include opioids (for pain), central nervous system (CNS) depressants (for anxiety and sleep disorders), and stimulants (for ADHD and narcolepsy). Click here for more information on prescription drugs.