January 23, 2022

CACTC: 2020 sees spike in opioid fatalities

April 16, 2021

The numbers are yet to be confirmed, but if accurate, more people died of opioid overdoses in 2020 than ever before, reports Cortland Area Communities That Care. It recorded 21 opioid-related overdose fatalities last year […]

Sharing naloxone know-how

February 25, 2021

The red Salvation Army emblem glistened in the sun Wednesday behind Jacqueline Allen as she handed out bags containing white and pink naloxone nasal sprays to passers-by in Cortland. Members of Cortland Area Communities That […]

Keeping Your Child Drug-Free This Summer

June 26, 2020

School is over and summer vacation is here. This can be a challenging time for youth and their parents. Youth have ample free time to do all sorts of activities, while parents struggle to find […]

Virtual Narcan training & kit distribution

June 1, 2020

To accommodate the changing times during COVID-19, the Cortland County Health Department is now offering virtual Narcan training to the community. Training takes no more than 20 minutes. What is Narcan? Narcan is a medication […]

Keep Kids Safe and Healthy During the Pandemic

March 28, 2020

Schools are closed, for many kids that means less structure and adult supervision. We know that a lot of first time alcohol and drug use happens during unstructured time like the summer months or winter […]