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October 22, 2020

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This message of #WeeklyWisdom is brought to you by Moira McJury, Prevention Coordinator with Alcohol & Council of Tompkins County. This week’s message focuses on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day focuses on providing an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug abuse, addiction, and overdose, addressing a crucial public…

October 15, 2020

Prescription Drug Disposal

This message of #WeeklyWisdom is brought to you by Moira McJury, Prevention Coordinator for Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County. This week’s message focuses on disposal of prescription drugs. October is National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month (NMAAM). NMAAM is an annual campaign intended to raise the public’s awareness of the dangers of prescription and…

September 11, 2020

Understanding Addiction & Recovery

This message of #WeeklyWisdom is brought to you by Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County, a proud partner of the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth. This week’s message focuses on recovery from substance use disorder. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about 3.7 million people in the US aged…