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

Tech Savvy Event Highlights STEM Careers for Local Girls

Mary Dykeman, a Prevention Specialist with Cortland Prevention Resources, was a guest presenter at Tech Savvy, a daylong event for girls to learn how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields of study can lead to exciting careers. The Cortland … Continued

FCS Staff Helps Educate Community Professionals About Children with PSB

At the May Food for Thought session, FCS staff shared information with community professionals about children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB) and the new treatment program that is available to the community. Family Counseling Services is one of six sites … 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

Celebrate Wellness in Cortland this May

May is just around the corner and we are joining with other community organizations to recognize May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. A series of articles will run in the Cortland Standard throughout May, intended to inform and educate … Continued