More than 21 million Americans have a substance use disorder. Every day, almost 9 New Yorkers die from opioid related deaths. Wherever crowds gather so does addiction, and overdose is a clear and present danger. The New York State Fair, where tens of thousands of people converge each day, is educating about addiction, overdose, Stigma…(Read More)

What a wild ride this winter & spring have been… & we have loved every minute of it! We have been a little quiet on the blog side of things as we have been traveling all over the five counties connecting with providers, community leaders, parents, and people in recovery! It is the best part…(Read More)

It’s Teen Health Week & thanks to our friends at Shatterproof, you can check out this great list of resources for teens! Check out the list by clicking here…(Read More)

Thanks to the U.S. National Library of Medicine for this video on Naloxone and how it works. How Naloxone Saves Lives in Opioid Overdose ——————————————————————————————————————– Every life matters…(Read More)

Quite often, people ask how to dispose of the excess, expired, or unused medications they have in their home. The safest and best way to dispose of any medications is to find a medication disposal kiosk in your community. You can find a list of locations by clicking on your county below. Cayuga County Cortland…(Read More)

Check out the long list of links to Recovery Resources from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  You can click here for their guide.  Thanks for putting this information together, HHS…(Read More)

Check out this website from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services if you have questions about the opioid epidemic, what opioids are, what you can do to keep medications out of the wrong hands & how you can find the right treatment services for you or your loved one.    Just remember…(Read More)

Marijuana Talk Kit


Thank you to the Partnership for Drug Free Kids for this handy ‘talk kit’.  If you are looking for some information about Marijuana & don’t know where to start looking, start here. 🙂    Marijuana_Talk_Kit &nbsp…(Read More)

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and currently opioids are very much in the spotlight as a substance of misuse. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that on average, 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Too many people are still unaware that prescription opioids are often a gateway to heroin…(Read More)