ADC Blog

August 13, 2018

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day was initiated in 2001 by Sally J Finn at The Salvation Army in St Kilda, Melbourne. Since 2001, many community members as well as government and non-government organisations have held events to raise awareness and commemorate those who have been lost to drug overdose.  Since 2012, International Overdose Awareness Day has been coordinated…

July 10, 2018

Summer is Here!

Summer has finally returned!  Now is the time for outdoor fun, spending time with friends and family and enjoying things that winter has made us miss. If you plan to be out and about this summer and choose to drink while doing so, here are a few reminders to help keep your summer safe: We…

June 25, 2018

Responding to Opioid Overdose – Narcan Training

Join us on Monday, July 9th at Tompkins County Public Library’s Borg Warner room from 6-7:30pm for this very valuable Narcan Training! Register now at jdunlap@alcoholdrugcouncil.org –  an RSVP is required!

June 21, 2018

Time for Celebrations: A Letter to Parents

We are entering a season of celebration for students.  Though it may seem like you are approaching the end of an era, it really is the beginning of many celebrations of life and accomplishments for your child. With prom, end of year activities and graduation day, the coming weeks will present many opportunities for teens…