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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Subseries ID: 001CL-0007

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BoxFolder IDFolder TitleFolder DatesFolder Contents
0160007CL-001Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1981legislation needed to reduce alcohol-related highway deaths; Connecticut Hispanic Addiction Commission minutes; concern about teenage addiction; information about Combined Hospitals Alcoholism Progra
0160007CL-002Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1982concern about funding for education and treatment for teenage addiction; oppose closure of detox facility in New London; request for information about state's laws concerning controlled substances; r
0160007CL-003Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1983support from state for addiction treatment centers; Vice President Bush announces new law enforcement effort to thwart drug smuggling; support for higher drinking age; concern from the commission abou
0160007CL-004Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1984support for raising drinking age; President Reagan's National Strategy for Prevention of Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking
0160007CL-005Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1985suggested solutions for alcoholism; support for and opposition to raising drinking age; Governor requests extension of federal alcohol treatment demonstration project; letter from commission about nee
0160007CL-006Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]1986Governor's Initiative to Prevent Student Alcohol and Drug Abuse; student and individual suggestions for preventing abuse; proposed and passed federal legislation regarding abuse; regulations about pu
0160007CL-007Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Drinking Age1986young adults opposed to raising the drinking age; students request information from Governor about state's drunk driving laws
0160007CL-008Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Memos to/from Director1986summary of the Governor's Conference on the Prevention of Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse; Alcohol & Drug Problems Association points out inconsistencies in President Reagan's drug policy; Governor
0160007CL-009Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]January-March 1987Weston, Conn.'s drug education booklet; requests information on Governor's actions to reduce drug abuse; personal opinions about drug problem; students ask Governor to urge President Reagan to focus o
0160007CL-010Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]April-June 1987former addict and alcoholic wish to volunteer to help others; companies, individuals and organizations market their educational programs; Governors send information on programs in their states; concer
0160007CL-011Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]July-December 1987express need for methadone clinic in Willimantic and elsewhere; student wishes to discuss drug problem with Governor; federal legislation regarding drug abuse, testing, etc.; suggested patient rights;
0160007CL-012Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Biweekly reports1987
0160007CL-013Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Memos to/from Director1987application for block grant; director writes to Health Services to request Medicare and Medicaid continue to include substance abuse treatment coverage; director writes to Congressional delegation abo
0170007CL-014Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Funding APT Foundation1987clients, medical professionals and social workers urge Gov. and state representatives to return funding for vocational services by APT to the CADAC budget
0170007CL-015Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]January-June 1988information on methadone drug treatment in Connecticut; individuals and companies market drug education programs or logos; presence of AIDS impacting drug treatment centers; alcoholic relates his prob
0170007CL-016Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]July-August 1988substance abusers relate their problems; urge Gov. to fund more treatment programs; state needs comprehensive law enforcement strategy to stop drug dealing and use; individuals and companies market d
0170007CL-017Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]September-December 1988individuals and companies market drug education programs or logos; staff complain about lack of air conditioning; reports on drug programs in other states; parent seeks help for drug addicted son;
0170007CL-018Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]--Memos to/from commissioner1988information about methadone treatment; information and opinions on P.S. 85-579 which transfers substance abuse from the Department of Mental Health to CADAC; treatment agreement with Department of Chi
0170007CL-019Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]January-March 1989suggestions for stopping drug abuse; individuals and companies market drug education programs or logos; urge Gov. to fund treatment centers; abusers relate problems and request help from Gov.; organi
0170007CL-020Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]April-August 1989suggestions for stopping drug abuse; state's input for a national drug control strategy; individuals and companies market drug education programs or logos; parent seeks help for drug addicted child; G
0170007CL-021Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]September-October 1989Gov.'s staff provides crisis intervention for substance abusers; parent seeks help for drug addicted child; suggestions for stopping drug abuse; individuals and companies market drug education progra
0180007CL-022Alcohol [and Drug Abuse]November-December 1989mother writes in concern for her drug-taking son; need to stop drug dealers; companies and organizations market their services; staff helps provide crisis intervention; suggestions for preventing drun
0180007CL-023Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission--Drugs Don't Work1989meeting notices and updates concerning the Drugs Don't Work Governor's Partnership to Prevent Substance Abuse in the Workforce
0180007CL-024Alcohol and Drug Abuse--Memos to/from Commissioner1989information on treatment and prevention services funded by the state; response to Gov's requested budget cuts; comments on proposed federal rules for interim methadone programs; study of fiscal impact
0180007CL-025Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionJanuary-April 1990suggestions for resolving the drug problem; success of students' efforts to educate young people about drug abuse; information on the Save Our Streets program; students request information on drug a
0180007CL-026Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionMay-June 1990student expresses concern about the drug problem and Gov. explains some of his actions; companies and individuals market abuse education programs; high school students argue for and against legalizing
0180007CL-027Alcohol and Drug Abuse CommissionJuly-December 1990Gov. announces continued funding for the Drug Enforcement Grant Program; suggestions for resolving substance abuse; state's Policy for a Drug-free Workplace; state is accused of victimizing Mothers Ag
0180007CL-028Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission--Drugs Don't Work1990meeting notices; by-laws revision; study of drug attitudes and use among Conn. Residents [the full title of this initiative is Drugs Don't Work: Governor's Partnership to Prevent Substance Abuse in th
0180007CL-029Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission--Grants1990auditors' report on and CADAC response to recommendations for improving grant distribution; reports to fiscal department on various grants; instructions for submitting federal grant proposals for mod
0180007CL-030Alcohol & Drug Abuse Comm.--Memos to/from Commissioner1990sends report Student Substance Abuse in Connecticut; press release about the study with a list of CADAC substance abuse prevention initiatives; report on Cocaine: National and Connecticut Information;