Fighting the Opiate Epidemic in Cortland County

By Monica Nouvong, Cortland Prevention Resources – Have you ever considered the safety of your medicine cabinet? Although most people take prescription medication responsibly under a doctor’s care, there has been a rise in non-medical use of prescription or over … Continued

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis

Comprehensive Legislative Package Limits Opioid Prescriptions from 30 to 7 Days, Requires Mandatory Prescriber Education on Pain Management to Stem the Tide of Addiction, Eliminates Burdensome Insurance Barriers to Treatment Expands Supports for New Yorkers in Recovery, Increases Treatment Beds … Continued

Community Forum on Underage Drinking – May 2

Community partners from across Cortland County are hosting a Community Forum focused on alcohol abuse and underage drinking on Monday, May 2 at 6pm at the Homer Center for the Arts. Community Forum Flyer The average age a teen in … Continued

How to Talk to Your Children About Alcohol Use

By Linnay Harmer and Mary Dykeman – Children and teenagers are naturally curious about alcohol – they see people drinking- and they want to know more. Kids will be influenced by their friends, their teachers, TV, films and the media … Continued

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