Author archives: dandapres

  • Drug and Alcohol Presentations is proud to announce our latest video presentation, “The Dangers of Fentanyl”. It was just released and added to our Victory Package this week.  Fentanyl is a very powerful and dangerous drug now creating havoc in our area. This deadly drug is coming into the country f[...]
  • Fentanyl is a name you hear constantly in the news these days.  It is a very powerful pain reliever used with cancer patients and others suffering from severe pain.  It is up to 100 times stronger than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroin.  Not only is fentanyl being used to give more kick to [...]
  • Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Incorporated is proud to announce its first annual Recovery Celebration on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  It will be in the activities room of Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, 1009 Virginia Street, East, Charleston.  It will run from 6pm until 9pm.  Matt Boggs, Exec[...]
  • Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc. will host its first annual recovery celebration banquet on November 18, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Kanawha United Presbyterian Church in Charleston. The church is located at 1009 Virginia Street East, and the event will be in the multi-purpose room, which is on the Ka[...]
  • By David L. Cottrell Smoking is a major contributor to diseases such as emphysema, C.O.P.D., and lung cancer.  It can worsen high blood pressure and diabetes.  Smokers are more likely to have strokes.  Smokers are more susceptible to colds, flu, and other infections.  About 85-90% of C.O.P.D. cas[...]
  • Work at Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc., is still going strong, despite some serious new challenges this year.  Our founder and president, Charles Maddox, had open-heart surgery earlier this year, as well as a pacemaker put in, after the discovery that he had congestive heart failure.  He has b[...]
  • Here at Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc., it’s time again for our annual charity donations, made possible by a grant from the Harper Foundation. This grant allows us to provide schools and other organizations with Victory Packages, the full collection of our DVD presentations and other education[...]
  • Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc. is proud to announce the second annual Greater Kanawha Valley Drug Abuse Forum, to be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at the Kanawha United Presbyterian Church in the recreation room. All are welcome to join us for a discussion about the pr[...]
  • Marijuana was placed under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act in 1972 because it has "no accepted medical use". Since then, 23 states and Washington, DC have legalized medical marijuana. Some states allow users to grow their own, while others allow only commercial growth and sales. Medical [...]
  • Another drug on the long list of drugs we have recently reported on at Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Incorporated is Flakka, which is yet another killer drug making the rounds in our region. It is especially troublesome in Kentucky, and is moving into West Virginia and Ohio. Flakka is a street [...]
  • We are very excited for our upcoming spring celebration and fundraiser event, which will celebrate the work of Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc. and honor its founder and president, Charles F. Maddox II. The event will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, in the gymnasium of K[...]