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MISSION: We are a coalition of concerned individuals who care about the health and wellbeing of our children, families, schools, and communities. We strive to reduce those risk factors that lead to alcohol and drug abuse, teen pregnancy, violence and school…

Take the Community Survey

Your answers will be critical to developing effective programs and policies to prevent alcohol and other drug problems. If you complete the survey, at the end of the survey you will be given instructions on how to enter a drawing to…

Responsible Beverage Service

Responsible Server Training (RST) is designed to give those who serve or sell alcohol and their employers a comprehensive server-training program without demanding hours of time. Those who complete Responsible Server Training will: Learn how alcohol affects the brain. Be…

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How to Help a Smoker Quit Smoking

According to the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, if you are concerned about a smoker you know, there are certain things you should understand.  First, understand the addiction.  For some users, the nicotine addiction is so powerful that it can…

Golden Key Individual Award

At the Western New York Chemical Dependency Consortium’s 28th Annual Holiday Award Luncheon on November 17, Jane Foster of Literacy West received a 2017 “Gold Key Individual Award” for her outstanding contributions to the cause of substance abuse prevention. Jane…

Family During the Holidays

‘Tis the season for sled riding; cookie baking; and Sunday afternoon football… Thoughts of holiday activities bring a smile to your face, but did you know these cherished activities have a lasting positive impact on your children? Children from birth…

How to Help a Smoker Quit Smoking

According to the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, if you are concerned about a smoker you know, there are certain things you should understand.  First, understand the addiction.  For some users, the nicotine addiction is so powerful that it can…

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Golden Key Individual Award

At the Western New York Chemical Dependency Consortium’s 28th Annual Holiday Award Luncheon on November 17, Jane Foster of Literacy West received a 2017 “Gold Key Individual Award” for her outstanding contributions to the cause of substance abuse prevention. Jane…

Learn More

Family During the Holidays

‘Tis the season for sled riding; cookie baking; and Sunday afternoon football… Thoughts of holiday activities bring a smile to your face, but did you know these cherished activities have a lasting positive impact on your children? Children from birth…

Learn More