CASAC Providing an Interactive ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Presentation

CASAC Providing an Interactive ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Presentation

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council In collaboration with the Salvation Army and the Chautauqua Center of Dunkirk, Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) will be providing a “Hidden in Plain Sight” presentation on August 17th. This presentation outlines the current trends in the concealment of drugs, and the importance of […]

ENDS Are Here – Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems – Free Information Session

ENDS Are Here – Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems – Free Information Session

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) is offering a free educational session for community members and professionals on current information regarding e-cigarettes & vapors. The session is entitled “ENDS Are Here – Overview of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems.” The Presenter, Kenneth Dahlgren, MPH, is a […]

Youth Hiding Drugs? What Adults Need to Know

Youth Hiding Drugs? What Adults Need to Know

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) is offering an educational session for community members and professionals entitled “Youth Hiding Drugs? What Adults Need to Know.” Laurie Reynolds, MS and CASAC Director of Program Services will present this session on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 9:30 […]

2017 CASAC Poster Contest Announced Theme: “Today We Choose Our Tomorrow”

2017 CASAC Poster Contest Announced Theme: “Today We Choose Our Tomorrow”

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) has announced that the 2017 Alcohol Awareness Month Poster Contest is underway. The 2017 theme is “Today We Choose Our Tomorrow” and the contest’s goal is to deliver a positive no-use message to our youth regarding alcohol and other […]

CASAC and Infinity Revive Awareness Theater

CASAC and Infinity Revive Awareness Theater

Article Contributed by CASAC Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) and Infinity Visual and Performing Arts have been working together to bring Awareness Theater back to life in Chautauqua County. In 1985, John Blackman founded Awareness Theatre (AT) as a prevention strategy for young people through the use of theatre. Using a variety of […]

CASAC to Hold Recovery Walk in Two Locations

CASAC to Hold Recovery Walk in Two Locations

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council The Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council, HOPE Chautauqua, Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County, WCA Hospital, Department of Mental Hygiene, TLC Health Network, Infinity Visual & Performing Arts, Salvation Army and United Christian Advocacy Network are co-sponsoring two Recovery Walks. The Recovery Walks are a […]

Chautauqua Bright Spots Highlights Good Work in the Community

Chautauqua Bright Spots Highlights Good Work in the Community

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council Everyone deserves a pat on the back for a job well done. One local group is doing just that for those in the community making the world a little bit better and brighter place to live. Chautauqua Bright Spots is an initiative that recognizes neighborhoods, individuals, […]

Witkowski Named CASAC Executive Director

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) The Board of Directors of Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie A. Witkowski as Executive Director. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Witkowski will be an excellent steward of CASAC’s mission. The Board […]

County Executive Endorses CASAC Fundraiser

Article Contributed by CASAC Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan is supporting the Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council’s (CASAC) efforts to raise funds for their 10th Annual Bowl-a-thon to help keep kids off drugs. Horrigan is also encouraging other community groups or individuals to help CASAC roll a strike on June 9th. “Keeping the children […]

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