Resources & Education

September 25th, 2017

3rd Annual Miles For Michael 5K Run/Walk

Save the Michaels (STM) is an advocacy and educational organization that creates awareness of prescription drug addiction, overdose, and suicide. Read more
June 24th, 2016

Helping Teens Avoid Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Summer Months

According to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, summer is when many teens try alcohol, tobacco and other drugs for the first time. Read more
March 21st, 2016

The connection between bullying and substance abuse

Bullying has become a serious problem for many of today’s teens. Much more than teasing, and sometimes emotional rather than physical, being bullied can lead to significant emotional pain and trauma and leave lasting scars. Read more
March 18th, 2016

Life After Rehab

How To Stay On the Road to Recovery and Prevent a Relapse Going through rehab is a tremendous challenge, but if you’re in a residential treatment program, you’ll have round-the-clock support. Read more
December 5th, 2015

When Temporary Pain Becomes a Long-Term Addiction

Opioids are a class of drugs considered to be narcotic painkillers and are derived naturally or synthetically from the opium poppy. Read more
December 1st, 2015

May Your Days be Healthy and Bright

How to Stick to Your Recovery Plan this Holiday Season The holidays can be a comforting time of year that brings family and friends together, but for many, they can bring family pressures, stresses, financial constraints, and the temptations of alcohol and other substances. Read more
November 5th, 2015

Event: Our Community, Our Epidemic: Turning Drug Awareness Into Action

Please join us for an examination of the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic that continues to sweep across Western New York and the country.  Read more
October 25th, 2015

The Side Effects of Opiates

When used carefully and correctly, opioids can provide relief from pain. This of course can help people in the healing process. 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
June 18th, 2015

Keeping Your Child Safe from Addiction: Prevention Tips for Parents

Parents who are concerned that their son or daughter could be at risk for developing a drug addiction should never feel helpless. Read more

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