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COALITION CORNER | Co-occurring mental health and substance use issues have available treatment options By Tracy Selak
Current data suggest that one in five individuals will experience a diagnosable mental health disorder in their lifetime, and of those living with a mental health disorder, as many as 50 percent will also experience a co-occurring
When the Cambria County Drug Coalition was formed just a short 30 months ago, three key areas of focus were emphasized: law enforcement, treatment and prevention. In short, the law enforcement focus is to make
Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions and substance-use disorders,
There are days as district attorney and coroner that are emotionally tough to process. On Dec. 23, 2016, we encountered the death of three family members in an apartment in Johnstown – a young mother and
Coalition Corner | Prescription drug prevention initiatives making an impact in our region By Dr. Matthew D. Perry and Jeannine McMillan
To help prevent prescription drug abuse and protect the health and safety of our communities, there are many initiatives currently underway at the national, state and local levels. Click here to read more
Coalition Corner | Arnold Bernard Jr. | Law enforcement making impact on drugs By: Arnold Bernard Jr.
The Law Enforcement Subcommittee of the Cambria County Drug Coalition consists of members of local and county law enforcement dedicated to achieving its broad goal: To decrease the supply of illegal drugs in Cambria County.