Solving the Problem


CDAC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is the primary community behavioral health resource for substance-abuse prevention and intervention for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties.


We Are

We are a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials to help the community.

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We Do

Educational programs and services on tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

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We Do It

Featured Programs


A drug and alcohol free celebration designed to give graduating high school students a safe alternative way to celebrate their graduation night. The project aims to teach grads.

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The Women and Family Intervention Services program helps pregnant women ensure their babies are born healthy and drug-free. Services include relapse prevention skill-building.

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Project Graduation

A drug-free and alcohol-free celebration designed to give graduating high school students a safe way to celebrate their graduation night.

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You are the best and I want to grow up to be just like you. Because you are the one that makes me smile and makes me feel better when I am down. Remember when I was mad and I sat on the ground and you sat there with me and you was in your nice clothes. That’s a real teacher. :)
- RISE Elementary School Student

CEU Training & Registration

Chronic Pain and Opioid Crisis: There is another way

Participants will be provided the epidemiology of the current opioid crisis.

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National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Training Program: Moving from Awareness to Action to Sustainability

This free program is aimed at helping all parties involved at better recognizing and helping drug endangered children.

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

This workshop will briefly define motivational interviewing, identify, and discuss the four basic motivational interviewing skills.

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Featured Articles

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Prescription medications and some over-the-counter medications are increasingly being abused (used in ways other than intended or without a prescription).

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The Florida Medical Examiners Commission has reported a 124% increase in the number of heroin deaths in Florida between 2013 and 2014.

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National Heroin Epidemic Hits Florida Hard and Fast