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Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for October 26th

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — October 26 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Cambria County Drug Coalition is partnering with the D.E.A.’s efforts and has teamed up with 25 local police departments and pharmacies across the county to help people safely dispose of their drugs. Read More...

2019-10-15T12:17:07-04:00

Recovery in the Valley planned in Johnstown as part of recovery month

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — September is the 30th celebration of national recovery month. "Recovery in the Valley" is an event taking place Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. This family-friendly event will promote the benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery of substance use and mental health conditions. Read More...

2019-09-18T13:31:23-04:00

Event supports families of overdose victims

Lanterns lit the way in Point Park in Johnstown on Saturday in memory of those who died from substance abuse. It was International Overdose Awareness Day. The local event was sponsored by the Cambria County Drug Coalition’s Recovery Workgroup. Read More...

2019-09-04T11:55:48-04:00

Drug Coaltion to host memorial service by Shawn Rapp

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Cambria County Drug Coalition will be holding a memorial service Saturday, August 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day at Point Park in downtown Johnstown. "The Recovery Workgroup of the Cambria County Drug Coalition decided to hold this event overlooking the Stone Bridge because it truly is a symbol

2019-08-22T12:26:02-04:00

Anti-recreational marijuana crowd gathers against Senate proposal by David Hurst

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...

2019-08-16T14:58:47-04:00

Pro A Newsletter Article

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/

2019-06-04T13:53:40-04:00