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Touching and Changing Lives

In the last year, The Council trained or provided direct services to nearly 35,000 people in our community. In addition, we reached tens of thousands more by
1) providing resources/materials to students, parents and teachers;
2) conducting public awareness campaigns via community events, billboards, public service announcements, and media coverage; and,
3) educating teachers, counselors and parents who pass on their skills and knowledge to countless others.

Thank you for helping us continue to touch and change lives!

2017 Power of Prevention Luncheon Sponsor Spotlight

Integrity. Intimate. Individualized.
Locally owned and operated, Santé Center for Healing’s goal is to provide individuals and families long-term recovery. From a beautiful wooded hilltop in Argyle (outside of Denton), Santé’s expert clinical and medical staff specialize in substance use disorders, eating disorders, problematic sexual behavior, poly-addiction and dual diagnosis…and ultimately the trauma so often underneath it all. And they’ve been “making miracles happen on the hill” for more than 20 years. Because research supports a longer length of stay and a continuum of care are more likely to support long-term recovery, Santé’s levels of care include, but are not limited to: medical detox, residential treatment, intensive outpatient, transitional living, therapeutic intensives for trauma and codependency, maintaining proper boundaries course, family therapy, outpatient clinic, and relapse prevention through lifelong alumni services. All treatment is tailored to the individual’s needs and circumstances and uses an integrated approach to therapy – addressing mind, body and emotions. We take pride in being able to treat the most challenging patients because of our commitment to integrity and the caliber, qualifications and experience of our staff.  Visit us online at or call 940.464.7222 to get answers to your questions…and to start the journey to recovery for you, a loved one or a client.

About Us

For almost seven decades, The Council has served as the foremost community-based organization in North Texas offering substance abuse prevention and intervention services.
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Our Programs

Alliance on Underage Drinking, Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership, HIV Outreach and Prevention, Prevention Resource Center, Community Service and more.
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From gateway drug prevention, intervening in the lives of high-risk youth, handling HIV outreach or case management, or taking calls on the helpline, we’re there.
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Get Invested

Join us as together we prevent problems with alcohol and other drugs before they occur, intervene when they do and promote recovery for those who are already addicted.
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Substance Abuse Helpline, Drug Guide for Parents, and Community Assessments.
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events for The Council On Alcohol & Drug Abuse.
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Ways to Connect

Substance use disorder—known by many as substance abuse—is our country’s #1 health issue as contended by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and other respected national organizations.

home-connect01In Dallas, the volume of health-related stories involving adolescents and drugs and alcohol is staggering. Yet, we are not helpless. There are ways we can connect. There are mobilization efforts and community coalitions raising their collective voices every single day across all sectors.

There is a tangible return on investment that includes the health, safety and productivity of children, families, and communities throughout many Dallas-area counties.

Please connect with us—we’re on Facebook, Twitter and have a regular newsletter. We’re really social!

And our programs have their own web pages and connections; please check them out here:

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“Substance abuse is the number one (preventable) health problem in America.” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

“This program helped me want to go to school more.” Uriel, a student participating at a Gateway to College event

“They talked about real life situations. I was going through a lot of these problems we talked about.” anonymous student

Prevent. Intervene. Promote Recovery.

Join us as together we PREVENT problems with alcohol and other drugs before they occur,
INTERVENE when they do and PROMOTE RECOVERY for those who are already addicted.