October is Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month

Prescription medicine—a critical piece of our cultural fabric—“a pill for every ill”—all you have to do is turn on the TV, listen to the radio or view ads on the Internet or in the newspaper to see and hear about the latest medicine that can cure migraines, treat pain and stress, keep you more alert,…

September 14th Film Screening – GENERATION FOUND

For 9 out of 10 people suffering from addiction, their addiction began in adolescence.   Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death for young people aged 15 to 34 in the US.   Through a generous grant from Present a Film Screening and Panel Discussion of GENERATION FOUND Thursday, September 14th from 5-7pm…

September is National Recovery Month

Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate health improvements made by…

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…