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…

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…

Recovery Month-Find Time to Support Peers

Often, individuals who experience a mental and/or substance use disorder feel isolated and alone. Yet, every year millions of Americans experience these conditions. It’s imperative that we offer support to individuals facing mental and/or substance use disorders. In fact, we need to create environments and relationships that promote acceptance. Support from peers is essential to…