AICDAC is hosting a free Family Recovery Education course that includes curriculum, based on the 12 Principles of the BALM® Family Recovery Method. This is a 12 week course offered at 2 locations.
The FIRST Program held their annual Marty’s Bubblegum Machine Party in June at The United Methodist Church in Emlenton. This a free event for families located in Clarion, Armstrong, Venango, and Butler counties.
The Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AICDAC) and Indiana Regional Medical Center (IRMC) have partnered to increase the availability of Naloxone for people in Indiana, PA. AICDAC has purchased a Naloxone Vending Machine that will be outside of the Emergency Room at IRMC.
National Drug Take Back Day a Success! On Saturday, April 22nd, 2023, Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission along with Diamond Drug and Sheriff Fyock, collected 74 lbs. of medications to be safely disposed of for National Drug Take Back Day in Indiana County. Events were also held in Armstrong and Clarion Counties.
Fake is Real is a fentanyl awareness campaign in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent and killing teens at an alarming rate.
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. It is a major contributor to fatal and nonfatal overdoses in the U.S.
Clarion Drug Free Coalition and Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission hosted a “Painting for the Cause of Prevention” event on August 10.
Recovery Capital will be hosting an International Overdose Awareness Day event at the North Park Gazebo, North Water St. Kittanning, PA on August 31st, 2021
International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Time to Remember. Time to Act.
Beacon Health Options is hosting Focus Groups for persons who have used or are using substances. We want to know how we can better serve our members. Please join us. We are interested in your experiences accessing treatment.
Beacon has scheduled three focus group meetings, one for youth/young adults, one for adult members and one for families. You must be a HealthChoices member or family member.
On May 5th, 2021, four National Honor Society members from Union High School, participated in the Project Sticker Shock campaign at Rimersburg Beverage. Project Sticker Shock is designed to limit youth under 21 accessing alcohol.