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Denim Day a Success in Broward County

Broward Commissioners wore denim to work to bring attention to sexual assault, child abuse and the many services the County provides to assist innocent victims. Vice Mayor Barbara Sharief presented a proclamation designating April as Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month and Tuesday, April 26th as Denim Day. Visit the Broward County Nancy J. Cotterman Facebook site to see the Denim Day photo gallery. More…

County Announces Major Initiative to Combat Synthetic Drugs

Broward County, along with partners from law enforcement, the medical community, public schools, faith-based community, and the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse announced a collaborative initiative to take aim at the growing dangers of Flakka, a synthetic, highly addictive drug that is wreaking havoc throughout Broward County. In response to the growing epidemic of Flakka usage, the partners have launched a public education and prevention campaign to inform and protect the public from the growing threat. Key to its message is that Flakka kills. The drug can be recognized by presenting symptoms that include excited delirium, agitation and paranoia. More...

Broward Addiction Recovery Center Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Recovery Month Broward Planning Committee, a group of private and public health care providers and sponsors, for the 43 plus years that BARC has been serving the most vulnerable citizens across Broward County. More...

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