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Survey on Addiction

The Opioid Task Force is asking for your thoughts on addiction.  Please take a moment and click on the Take our survey button and take the survey.

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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 – 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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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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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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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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