607 Healing Hearts: Overdose Grief Support Group Formed

We wanted to share that an overdose grief support group has formed in the Cortland community. 607 Healing Hearts is a peer run group with professional support for parents and guardians who have lost a child to a drug overdose. … Continued

Help for Struggling Family Member

By Monica Nouvong and Mary Peterson – My family member is struggling with substance use but I really think the center of the problem is anxiety and depression. What can I do to help? What your family member is going … Continued

Marlow Completes Capstone Project at F&CS

Graduate intern Casey Marlow recently completed a Capstone Project at Family & Children’s Society that included a needs assessment for chemical dependency services in Broome County. Marlow is enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program at Binghamton University. … Continued

National Prevention Week: Preventing Youth Tobacco Use

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in our community and across the country. Exposure to both ads and product displays has been shown to make youth more likely to start smoking. The more tobacco marketing kids see, … Continued

Risky Behaviors: Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far?

Would You Know When You’ve Gone Too Far? Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. But people experience symptoms of mental illnesses differently—and some engage in potentially dangerous or risky … Continued

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