Category Archives: News

March is Gambling Awareness Month – Have the Conversation about Problem Gambling

March is Gambling Awareness Month – Have the Conversation about Problem Gambling This month we are going to educate you with a fact a day about gambling.  Most people can gamble responsibly, go to the casino just the same as … Continue reading

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Recovery House is given credit for Nicole’s sobriety

Please read how our Nicole gives credit to the recovery house for her sobriety .

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Recovery house legislation has pitfalls.

Please take a moment to read this article, Recovery house legislation has pitfalls featuring our own Erich Curnow recently ran in the Observer Reporter.

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Grants Available

Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission, Inc. (WDAC) Board of Directors has approved ten $2,000.00 grants to those interested in doing a prevention program/activity in our county. Please download the RFP by clicking the link below, complete and e-mail to Tammyt@wdacinc.org.  All grants … Continue reading

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ALERT!! Carfentanil Deaths

Carfentanil is in our area and responsible for two and possibly three deaths in January.  This was found after blood test results from the overdoses were completed. Please see the full notice from the District Attorney’s Office below.

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Walmart to help with Opioid Abuse

According to an article with WDRB.com, Walmart is starting to provide something to help with the opioid abuse by making leftover meds useless.  Please see the full article here.

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National Drug Facts Week – Prescription Drugs

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information;  The misuse of opioids and other prescription drugs is a serious problem in the United States which we know and it has escalated in recent years to the level of … Continue reading

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Prescribed to Death Memorial coming to Pittsburgh January 30th

Our nation is facing a striking opioid epidemic like we have never seen.  In 2015 over 22,000 people were lost to opioid overdose deaths. Pennsylvania ranks 4th in the nation for the number of opioid overdose deaths and 3rd in … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – Marijuana

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) information; Marijuana is one of the most used substances by youth – with 45 percent of U.S. teens having tried marijuana at least once by the time they graduate high school. … Continue reading

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National Drug Facts Week – E-Cigarettes and Vaping

According to National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) site; E-cigarettes has only been around for about ten years, so researchers are in the early stage of studying how they affect your health. E-cigarettes are designed to deliver nicotine without … Continue reading

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