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1 Center for Drug & Alcohol Programs Changing What s Possible... through World-Class Research Education Patient Care Outreach

2 CDAP is Changing What s Possible Mission To combat alcoholism and drug addiction through research, education, patient care, and outreach. Stop and consider some sobering facts: About 18 million Americans have a problem with alcohol About 5 to 6 million Americans have a problem with drugs Untreated addiction costs America $400 billion annually, as a result of medical consequences and alcohol treatment, reduced/lost earnings, lost workforce productivity, accidents, violence and premature death

3 CDAP is...world-class Research, Education, Patient Care, and Outreach The Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs is one of the nation s premier centers for the study and treatment of alcohol and substance abuse. Situated within CDAP is the Charleston Alcohol Research Center, one of only 15 National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Alcohol Research Centers in the United States. Our world-renowned researchers participate in the nation s major clinical trials for alcoholism and cocaine abuse. U.S. News and World Report ranks CDAP as being one of the best graduate drug and alcohol programs in the United States. Since 1995, our faculty has provided state-of-the-art training for future addiction scientists and clinicians. Recognized internationally for discoveries of advanced treatment options, our clinical and medical professionals utilize state-of-the-art tools, such as brain imaging, genetics, behavioral pharmacology and therapies to provide better treatments for alcohol and substance abuse. We are dedicated to promoting greater community awareness on the effects of alcohol and drug abuse. Our addiction experts share the latest research on treatment options for drug and alcohol addiction with physicians, mental health professionals, lawyers, and the public. Our team of researchers and physicians is making great strides in understanding and improving the lives of those suffering from addiction. - Raymond F. Anton, M.D. Director of CDAP

4 CDAP is...cutting Edge Research CDAP is a national leader in the search for the causes and prevention of alcohol use disorders and drug addiction. We are providing new insights into addiction as a disease and how to treat it. Our basic scientists use modern technology and our clinical researchers participate in most of the nation s major clinical trials for alcoholism and cocaine abuse. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the pharmaceutical industry heavily invest in our clinical trials which focus on: The effects of alcohol and drugs on the brain Cravings for alcohol and cocaine using brain imaging The role of genetics in developing addiction How stress threatens sobriety Drinking to cope with social anxiety Alcohol tolerance and excessive drinking Understanding relapse and withdrawal Research is the gateway to understanding any disorder. By understanding, we can find cures. Finding cures, we can prevent suffering. That is the reason I went into medicine. Hugh Myrick, M.D.

5 CDAP is...world-class Education U.S. News and World Report has ranked CDAP as one of the best drug and alcohol graduate programs in the nation! CDAP is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the next generation of addiction medicine researchers. Our faculty train future physicians, psychologists, neuroscientists, dentists, and pharmacists in the newest techniques to research, identify, prevent, and treat substance abuse and alcoholism. Training for our scientists includes programs in basic laboratory science, addiction biology, neuropharmacology, alcohol liver disease, clinical research, and alcohol/substance abuse treatment. The exceptional training I ve received, and the camaraderie and collaborative spirit among the researchers and staff at CDAP, are part of what has made my first year as a post-doc one of the best experiences of my life. My mentor and the other researchers here provide just the right balance of support and encouragement for me to step out on my own. During my time here, I ve learned not only excellent science but, more importantly, how to be a successful independent scientist. I can honestly say CDAP has provided me with the best possible foundation for the rest of my career. -Vorani S. Ramachandra, Ph.D. (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow)

6 CDAP is...from Bench to Bedside Part of our mission includes translating research into clinical practice, educating health care professionals and the lay public. We are strongly committed to the successful translation of our research findings to the real world; without such technology transfer, our mission would be incomplete! We are doing this by: Using modern basic science lab techniques to understand the effects of alcohol and drugs on the brain Developing new medications for treatment of alcohol & cocaine cravings Partnering with the pharmaceutical industry in the discovery of medication Immediately bringing research into practice to benefit patients This was an excellent experience... My personal and family life have improved dramatically. Thank you, thank you, thank you! -Research Participant

7 CDAP is...patient Care As highly trained addiction specialists, our clinicians offer a full spectrum of treatment. CDAP s alcohol and substance abuse treatment philosophy encompasses a variety of biological, psychological and social interventions that have been shown to be effective. Unlike many other treatment programs, no single approach characterizes the CDAP program, since we know from experience that not everyone responds to the same therapies in the same way. What is unique about CDAP is that we use medications and therapies that have been shown, in clinical trials, to be effective in reducing risk of relapse. In addition, our therapists have received specialized training in using these therapies with addicted individuals. Patients are provided with several different treatments, thereby maximizing the chances that they will benefit from the treatment experience. CDAP offers both inpatient treatment at the MUSC Institute of Psychiatry in downtown Charleston as well as several different types of outpatient treatment programs. CDAP - Getting Your Life Back! All physicians specialize in addiction medicine Free, confidential treatment through participation in research Traditional, fee-based treatment programs Outpatient programs for alcohol, cocaine and opiate-based chemical dependency Inpatient facility for detoxification and co-occurring psychiatric conditions

8 CDAP is...community Outreach The Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs is dedicated to promoting greater community awareness on the effects of alcohol and drug abuse. Annually, CDAP reaches over 15,000 parents, teachers, and students through presentations about the human brain and the effects of drugs on the brain, and has developed curricula for SC educators about the biology of addiction. CDAP Faculty serve in leadership roles with state and national organizations involved in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse Our addiction experts share the latest research on treatment options for drug and alcohol addiction with physicians, mental health professionals, lawyers and the public Faculty are involved with educating the community on a variety of topics, such as: Positive/negative health effects of alcohol use Risk factors for developing an addiction Warning signs of adolescent substance abuse Role of stress and alcohol use Dangers of binge drinking and dangers of cocaine/stimulant abuse We are expanding our efforts toward the prevention of substance abuse and alcoholism through education and advocacy. We want to partner with you to share the latest research findings in an effort to help individuals better understand both the positive and negative aspects of drinking, and to more fully appreciate that while drinking can improve health, it also puts certain people at risk for alcohol and substance abuse.

9 CDAP is...reducing the Stigma Many people believe that addiction to alcohol and other drugs is a weakness or lack of willpower that is primarily a moral or character problem. Contrary to this popular opinion, scientific research, especially in the last 10 years, has convinced experts that addiction is definitely a disease of the brain. Addiction is a disease but the stigma still exists 10% of the population is genetically predisposed Brain imaging shows chemical changes in addicted people When people crave alcohol, there are certain changes to the brain that can be seen on MUSC s fmri. These craving centers in the brain are being studied and new medications are being used in an attempt to reduce craving for alcohol and its affect on the brain. - fmri - Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Social Drinkers Alcoholics

10 CDAP is...bridging the Gap to Find a Cure! Give, so others can get their lives back! Together we can help improve the lives of million individuals in need of treatment. Your gift will help us: Discover new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat alcohol and drug dependence Recruit the best researchers Provide the most advanced treatments in the world Make scientific discoveries to conquer addiction Train future drug and alcohol abuse researchers Purchase state-of-the-art equipment for research We need, first and foremost, funding for research. One in four are affected by the disease of addiction. We need new knowledge and new treatments that will lead us to a cure. Robert Malcolm, M.D. My research constantly gives me something to hope for - the hope that, one day, we will know most or all of the answers about why people become addicted and how best we can prevent and treat millions of men and women who are afflicted by addictive diseases. Peter M. Miller, Ph.D.

11 Help us Provide Hope for a Better Tomorrow Make a Gift or Pledge to CDAP For easy, secure online giving, go to Give an outright gift of cash, stock, or property Pledge a financial gift that is paid over a period of time Make a gift through your estate plans or will For questions or to make a gift, please call Sylvia Rivers at (843) , or mail the information below to: Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs c/o MUSC Foundation 18 Bee Street MSC 450 Charleston, SC Make your check payable to MUSC Foundation and designate CDAP in the reference line. Name Address Telephone Gift Amount or Pledge Amount Pledge payable over months/years (Optional) This gift is given in honor/memory of Please notify the following person(s): Name Address

12 CDAP Changing What s Possible Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs 67 President Street MSC 861 Charleston, SC (843) This brochure was made possible in large part by a generous contribution from the Diane Beever Charitable Remainder Trust which supports research and education of alcohol use disorders.

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