CASAC’s “Pasta for Prevention” Dinner to be Held on December 13

CASAC’s “Pasta for Prevention” Dinner to be Held on December 13

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council’s annual pasta dinner will be held on Wednesday, December 13th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. CASAC Board and Staff will serve homemade sauce and meatballs, made by local chefs Joe Conti and Tony Conti, on penne pasta. The dinner […]

HOPE Chautauqua and CASAC Bring Youth Event to Chautauqua County

HOPE Chautauqua and CASAC Bring Youth Event to Chautauqua County

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council HOPE Chautauqua’s Youth Advisory Committee, an initiative of Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council, will be holding a Youth Power of Potential (POP) vent for all middle and high school students, their parents, and anyone who works with youth. The event will be held at the […]

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 […]

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 […]