CASAC Receives Funds From Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

CASAC Receives Funds From  Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) was recently awarded $2,000 by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation (CRCF). The funding has been used to create an online Prevention Works Video Library, available at www.casacweb.org. There are currently six short videos that provide tools and techniques on […]

Teen Relationships in the Digital Age

Teen Relationships in the Digital Age

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) has partnered with The YWCA to offer a free educational session for community members on current information regarding the Digital Age. The session is entitled “Teen Relationships in the Digital Age.” The presenter, Lisa McLaughlin, is a Community Educator […]

CASAC Receives NYS Grant to Address Opioid Crisis

CASAC Receives NYS Grant to Address Opioid Crisis

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council Governor Cuomo announced on September 14th distribution of $25 million in federal funding to address the opioid crisis in New York State. Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) was one of the award recipients. CASAC will receive $100,000 to provide evidence-based prevention programs to underserved, […]

CASAC Announces Mindfulness Practice

CASAC Announces Mindfulness Practice

Article Contributed by Kathleen J. Colby (CASAC) Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) is offering an educational session for community members and professionals entitled “Mindfulness Practice: Enhancing Self-care & Client Outcomes.” Elaine K. Hammond, LMSW will present this session on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. This 3 hour course […]

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 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 […]

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