Alcohol Awareness Month: Talking with Kids About Alcohol

My kids are only in middle school, do I really have to talk to them about alcohol? Children and teenagers are naturally curious about alcohol – they see people drinking- and they want to know more. Kids will be influenced … Continued

8 Reasons Why People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness….and how we can help

Dr. David Susman has a great post on his blog listing 8 Reasons Why People Don’t Get Treatment for Mental Illness that is worth reading. But Family Counseling Services has things to offer that can help cut down that list. … Continued

FCS Launches Same Day Access for Addiction Services

This morning, Family Counseling Services began offering Same Day Access for individuals seeking chemical dependency treatment. And despite the blustery weather, four people came in to the Cortland clinic and received evaluations….today. “Our team is really excited to be able … Continued

Great American Smokeout

Today, there are people in our community who are taking part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Encourage someone you know to use today to make a plan to quit or actually quit smoking today. By quitting … Continued

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

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