Tell Unsafe Drinking to Take a Hike: Tips for Safe Summer Fun!

There are some things this time of year that people wish to celebrate and some people may make the choice to drink while they do so.  The weather is nice and people are enjoying activities outside, like swimming, boating, waterskiing, and sporting activities.  There’s July 4th, graduation parties, and summer barbecues.  While it may be…

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…

The Council Receives Funding for Detox Center

A leader in strengthening our community by offering hope and recovery to people struggling with substance use disorders, Alcohol & Drug Council has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Care Compass Network Innovation Fund. The award will support the development of a 20-24 bed residential detox/stabilization and rehabilitation center in Tompkins County. The facility…

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Founded and sponsored by NCADD, Alcohol Awareness Month was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma so often associated with alcoholism by encouraging communities to reach out to the American public each April with information about alcohol, alcoholism and recovery. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However people…