ADC Blog

July 24, 2020

Finding Healthy Hobbies and Activities

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 the benefit of sober activities and hobbies for people in recovery. Many people find it difficult to fill their time after becoming sober. People…

July 2, 2020

Weekly Wisdom: Managing Burnout During Times of Activism

The following message of #WeeklyWisdom is brought to you by Moira McJury of Alcohol & Drug Council and Katrina Clark of the Advocacy Center, proud partners of the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth.  The last several weeks of peaceful protests and activism have, in many ways, been a productive step forward towards equity and anti-racist…

June 23, 2020

Weekly Wisdom: Pride Month & the Multidimensionality of Youth

The following message of #WeeklyWisdom was written by Katrina Clark, the Youth Educator at the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County, which is a proud partner of the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth. For youth to be truly healthy, we need to consider their well-being in a holistic way. This means acknowledging and celebrating their multidimensional…

November 5, 2018

Mental Health and Addiction

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling down.  With this change in weather also comes a change in mental health and wellness.  From a case of the “winter blues” to a diagnosed disorder, it is common this time of year for people to report a change in mental health status.  Seasonal Affective Disorder…