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Susan Hertel, Outpatient Services Director
REAP/Methadone, Outpatient Program (adult & youth), Youth (school-based) and Family Services, HIV/Hepatitis C Health Services, Perinatal, Drug Court and SHARP Syringe Exchange
shertel@daacmail.org

Darryl Smith, Residential Services Director
Turning Point Orenda Detox and Turning Point Residential Programs
dsmith@daacmail.org

Marilyn Stuart, Controller
mstuart@daacmail.org

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It is BIOGENETIC

  • You don't choose to acquire it.
  • A family history of drug/alcohol problems puts you at greater risk.
It is a PRIMARY Illness
  • If you have chemical dependency, it's not a symptom of some other problem.
  • If you have chemical dependency and other problems, your chemical dependency will interfere with treatment for other problems unless the chemical dependency is also treated.
It is a CHRONIC Illness
  • It won't go away because you ignore it, don't like it or don't want to believe you have it.
  • It's not "just a phase".
It is a PROGRESSIVE Illness
  • Without treatment it will eventually get worse.
  • It usually gets worse more quickly for women and young people.
If left Untreated, Addiction can be FATAL
  • Drinking and driving
  • Overdose/alcohol poisoning
  • Disease
  • Organ Failure
  • Violence
  • Suicide

Quotes

"If there's one thing I learned, it's that I can't do it alone."
-25 years old


"The program taught me how to nurture myself and therefore my children..."
-First Steps Perinatal Day Treatment Client


"I've got a good life now. My family, my friends, this school, they all came out of my being an addict and wanting a better life."
-High School Graduate

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Center Point DAAC - 2403 Professional Drive Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(877) 888-DAAC(3222) or (707) 544-3295