Author archives: dandapres

  • 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[...]
  • We are pleased to announce our spring celebration of the successes of Drug and Alcohol Presentations, Inc., honoring our founder and president, Charles F. Maddox II. We hope you will join us! The event will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at Kanawha United Presbyterian Churc[...]
  • We’d like to take a moment to recognize that this week  is National Alcohol & Drugs Facts Week, the annual week of events and media that focus on spreading true information about drugs and alcohol to teenagers. Led by scientists at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the week is designed to in[...]
  • We would like to share with you three thank-you letters that we recently received from some of the recipients of our Victory Package donations. Every year we provide the charity of donating several Victory Packages, which are collections of all our educational DVDs and paper materials, to schools an[...]