Resources & Education

May 5th, 2016

Understanding the Emotional and Physical Pain of Withdrawal

There’s anxiety and panic and feelings of dread and thoughts of this never getting better. Read more
March 16th, 2016

Supporting our Veterans: Understanding the link between PTSD and Substance Use Disorders

Consider these statistics from the US Department of Veterans Affairs: • More than 2 out of 10 veterans with PTSD also have a substance use disorder. Read more
February 27th, 2016

Save the Michaels of the World – Town Hall Meeting

Want to know more about how to protect your family and loved ones against the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic that is sweeping our community? Read more
July 27th, 2015

Relaunch of Painkillers Kill campaign in WNY

You may have noticed that the Painkillers Kill campaign is picking up steam once again. Read more
November 27th, 2014

Donald’s story of addiction and HOPE

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we thought we would share a true story of a man who overcame many obstacles to turn his life around in the face of addiction. Read more
September 27th, 2014

Drug Abuse — It could happen to your kid too!

Recognizing the warning signs of drug abuse in teen Did you know that teen opioid abuse is second only to marijuana in popularity? Read more
September 24th, 2014

Prevention Tip of the Week: Welcome communication

Whether you’re a parent, educator, counselor or friend, fostering a healthy environment for communication is an important step in helping to prevent drug abuse. Read more
September 18th, 2014

Prevention Tip of the Week: Lead by example

Painkillers can be extremely dangerous if taken incorrectly. When discussing their use and effects, make sure to promote awareness of how improper use can abuse and destroy the body. Read more
September 16th, 2014

From Hydros to Heroin: Rx pill abuse is a precursor to heroin use

Did you know that one in five Americans reports abusing a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime? Read more

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