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Update on the Overdose Task Force Meeting from 1-10-18

At the Overdose Task Force meeting last night our own Michelle spoke from the heart about her recovery and  Cheryl, Tammy, Erich, DA Gene Vittone and other members of the Coalition received an award from the DEA for the work they … Continue reading

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Opioid Overdose Coalition invites you to attend.

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Pennlive features Washington County

Washington is one of the six hardest-hit counties, as identified by 2016 overdose death rates and Pennlive is featuring each of the communities in this series.  Check it out:   ‘I fell in love with the drugs’: Addicted Towns of Pa.

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Take Back Day: Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is coming up this Saturday, October 28. The Drug Enforcement Administration holds this event to provide people around the country a way to safely dispose of their prescription drugs at collection sites near … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week: October 23-31, 2017

The Red Ribbon Campaign began in 1985  in response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena.  People began to wear Red Ribbons as a symbol to raise awareness of his death and destruction cause by drugs.  The first National Red Ribbon Celebration … Continue reading

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Recovery Advocacy Day in Harrisburg 2017

The bus left at 7:30 a.m. yesterday with community members and Washington Drug & Alcohol Commission Inc. employees  heading to Harrisburg for Advocacy Day.  It was attended by many across the state and voices were heard by our representatives and those attending … Continue reading

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2017 Recovery Walk In the News

The 2017 Together We Can Recovery Walk was a great success.  We thank anyone who attended and if you missed it this year we hope you can join us next year.  To see the photo and article on the walk in the … Continue reading

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Join us in Harrisburg – Courage to Change September 26, 2017

Recovery Advocacy Day “Courage to Change” is September 26, 2017 at the PA State Capital in Harrisburg, PA.  For more information please contact Meghan at 724-223-1181 ext 137  or by e-mail: meghana@wdacinc.org You are invited to join Pennsylvania’s recovering community … Continue reading

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FASD Awareness Day – September 9th

FASD stands for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, this term is used to describe a disorder that occurs when a woman drinks alcohol while pregnant.  There are no safe time to drink alcohol when pregnant, so why risk the health of your unborn … Continue reading

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Washington Co. DA and WDAC on Sunday Business Page on CBS

Gene Vittone and Erich Curnow were interviewed for the Sunday Business Page on CBS about the current Opioid Crisis.    To see the interview click on the following link:  Washington Co. DA Eugene Vittone & Washington Co. Drug & Alcohol Commission’s … Continue reading

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