Letchworth Central Community Resource Fair: September 4
September 20th Coalition Meeting: PTSD
460 North Main Street
Warsaw, NY 14569
If you suspect that there is an underage drinking party, help law enforcement protect innocent people from being a victim of the improper use of alcohol.
Call Anonymously: 1-800-851-1932
Wyoming County's Substance Abuse Prevention Program and Community Prevention Coalition
Our September Coalition Meeting included a presentation by John Bennett, of Kids Escaping Drugs, who discussed current drug trends among youth. Afterwards, two youth from the Renaissance House treatment program shared the very moving events leading up to their addictions and recovery. Please visit them at https://ked.org/face-2-face/ for more information about hosting one of these free events!
May 18th, 2017 Coalition Meeting
Topic: Energy Drinks, SADD Chapters, and School Resource Officers
March 16th, 2017 Coalition Meeting
Topic: Opioid Dependent Mothers and Infants
Our May Coalition Meeting included a presentation by Dr. Maria Adams, of Oak Orchard Medical Center, about the effects of Energy Drinks on Youth.
In addition to Dr. Adams' presentation, students and advisors from our local SADD Chapters presented the projects and activities they participated in this year, and gave awards to their prospective School Resource Officers.
Pictured: Dr. Paul Updike, Director - Pathways Methadone Clinic
Photo Credit: Carly Vair/Country Courier
Our November Coalition Meeting included a presentation by Ellen Denizard and Emily Foschio of Roswell Park Cancer Institute on Evidence Basted Treatment, including Nicotine Replacement Therapy, the "5 A's", and Motivational Interviewing. This valuable information will help our coalition members spread the word within our communities about different smoking cessation techniques.
Our March Coalition Meeting included a presentation by Dr. Paul Updike as well as a round table discussion featuring local medical professionals as well as individuals impacted by the opioid epidemic.
We're in the News! Articles on our March Coalition Meeting were published in The Daily News as well as the Country Courier & Arcade Herald. Thank you to our local media sources for supporting the work we do!