After Joe Stains heard that two Philadelphia-area senators introduced a bill that would make recreational marijuana legal statewide, he and a few Forest Hills Ministerium colleagues began circulating a petition against the idea. On Thursday, that petition turned into an anti-pot forum that drew a like-minded crowd of more than 80 people to their side. Read more...
HARRISBURG — A new kinship navigator program is intended to help grandparents, and other relatives raising children, find help and understand their rights. Read more...
The Cambria County Drug Coalition's Recovery Workgroup was featured in the Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance Newsletter this month. Follow the link below to read the article on page 7. http://pro-a.org/pro-a-quarterly-report-newsletter-special-edition-spring-2019/
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — The prom and graduation season is here, and with it comes underage drinking. The Cambria County Drug Coalition kicked off its newest campaign hoping to keep adults from providing teens with alcohol. Read More... https://wjactv.com/news/local/stickers-placed-on-beer-cases-to-discourage-underage-drinking
The 25th annual Community Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by New Day Inc., was held Wednesday at the Holiday Inn-Downtown, and welcomed more than 200 people who offered prayers for Johnstown and the surrounding areas. The guest speaker was Ronna Yablonski, executive director of the Cambria County Drug Coalition. Read More... https://www.tribdem.com/news/community-gathers-to-pray-for-johnstown-surrounding-areas-during-new/article_2e822ce8-771e-11e9-8af8-337135267378.html
Much progress has been made in laying a solid foundation for the work of the Cambria County Drug Coalition. Click here to read more.
The Cambria County Drug Coalition works to foster cross sector collaborations by bringing all community sectors together for comprehensive solutions that can be celebrated and felt by all county residents. Click here to read more.
The Cambria County Drug Coalition held its first report-out meeting on Monday, May 22nd 2017 . The agenda included the strategic plan process to date, marketing activity as well as plans for the development of sector subcommittees. Click here to read more.
The commonwealth’s physician general, Dr. Rachel Levine, stressed individualized drug addiction treatments, as opposed to using a one-size-fits-all approach, during an opioid roundtable at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center on Wednesday. Click here to read the full story.
"Hearts against Heroin shows number one, that we care. It's not turning our back on those people suffering from addiction. It's showing a way that we can help," said Terry Deitz, Market Manager of Forever Media in Johnstown. Click here to read more.