ADC Blog

May 9, 2017

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…

April 19, 2017

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…

March 31, 2017

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…

October 4, 2016

Prescription Drug 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,…