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Recent News

Bronze Key Award Presented to Janette Burkhart-Miller and the Miller Family

AARC celebrated its 56th anniversary with an awards luncheon on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Superintendents Dr. A. Dean Speicher, Dr. Kenneth Spells and Dr. Jerry Thacker served as Honorary Chairs.  Dr. Spells was represented by Karla Lee.  Bob Nagle served as master of ceremonies.  The luncheon was attended by approximately 160, including high school students participating in AARC’s Youth Initiative.

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Buzzkill Campaign

AARC will be airing this video on WNDU prior to all home Notre Dame football games this fall. It is a campaign we are running called Buzzkill, which is designed to raise awareness to college-aged students (over the age of 21) about the dangers and liabilities of providing alcohol to minors or hosting parties for underage students.

Addiction in a Community: What Are the Effects?

Addiction is a powerful force that can ruin a life, pull families apart, and destroy relationships. But what happens when addiction is widespread within a group? Certain communities are more likely to develop addictions than others based on a number of factors. For example, the LGBTQ community is one of the most likely to experience addictions due to social rejection, using gay bars as meeting grounds, and a number of other factors. If you or someone you care about is part of an at-risk community, here is what you need to know about addiction on a larger scale.

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