The Cambria County Drug Coalition recently partnered with Value Drug Pharmacies in the area to distribute Deterra Drug Deactivation Bags. Community members can pick up a bag for free at 14 participating pharmacies across Cambria County. Listen in as Ronna Yabloncki, Executive Director of the Drug Coalition, explains more...
The Cambria County Drug Coalition and more than a dozen Cambria County pharmacies have partnered to distribute pouches that can be used to neutralize unwanted, unused or expired drugs, coalition leaders announced Tuesday. Members of the public can receive Deterra drug deactivation pouches at no cost by visiting the drive-through windows of participating pharmacies through
Many people in our community are struggling with opioid use disorder or substance use disorder, and Cambria County has put forth an enormous effort to assist these individuals to be successful in recovery. Read More...
Families in Recovery offers support and education to families, parents, and children who have been touched by addiction. Through group sessions, the program aims to help parents with substance use disorders learn healthy coping and parenting skills while balancing the needs of their recovery. Join us Tuesdays at 7pm on Zoom from May 26th to July
Remembering Lives Lost to Overdose Save the Date: August 31,2020 Location: TBD
The Cambria County Drug Coalition continues to offer resources during COVID-19. Listen in for CCDC Project's Coordinator Natalie Kauffman's interview below.
Jeremy Woodhead of New Visions Chemical Dependency Program discusses Sobriety during the Pandemic.
Humans have always struggled to deal with pain, anxiety and chronic stress. Learned women and men who study molecular biology and neurology share their knowledge about understanding and overcoming stress, anxiety, depression and pain. There are times, according to these medical leaders, that some members of our world will need pain treatment, approved medicines or
In 2017, approximately 20.7 million people showed a need for treatment for a substance-use disorder. Only 4 million, or approximately 19% of those people, received treatment. As we move into 2020, there is no less need for treatment for substance-use disorders. However, there are more pathways to recovery available for those who are interested. Read
Kristi Freoni - Chief County Detective for Cambria County gives an update on Cambria County’s illegal substance use from the Law Enforcement stand point.