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Red Ribbon Week: October 23-31, 2017

The Red Ribbon Campaign began in 1985  in response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena.  People began to wear Red Ribbons as a symbol to raise awareness of his death and destruction cause by drugs.  The first National Red Ribbon Celebration … Continue reading

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Recovery Advocacy Day in Harrisburg 2017

The bus left at 7:30 a.m. yesterday with community members and Washington Drug & Alcohol Commission Inc. employees  heading to Harrisburg for Advocacy Day.  It was attended by many across the state and voices were heard by our representatives and those attending … Continue reading

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2017 Recovery Walk In the News

The 2017 Together We Can Recovery Walk was a great success.  We thank anyone who attended and if you missed it this year we hope you can join us next year.  To see the photo and article on the walk in the … Continue reading

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Join us in Harrisburg – Courage to Change September 26, 2017

Recovery Advocacy Day “Courage to Change” is September 26, 2017 at the PA State Capital in Harrisburg, PA.  For more information please contact Meghan at 724-223-1181 ext 137  or by e-mail: meghana@wdacinc.org You are invited to join Pennsylvania’s recovering community … Continue reading

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FASD Awareness Day – September 9th

FASD stands for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, this term is used to describe a disorder that occurs when a woman drinks alcohol while pregnant.  There are no safe time to drink alcohol when pregnant, so why risk the health of your unborn … Continue reading

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Washington Co. DA and WDAC on Sunday Business Page on CBS

Gene Vittone and Erich Curnow were interviewed for the Sunday Business Page on CBS about the current Opioid Crisis.    To see the interview click on the following link:  Washington Co. DA Eugene Vittone & Washington Co. Drug & Alcohol Commission’s … Continue reading

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Thank you for coming to see us at the Washington County Fair!

Thank you for coming to the Washington County Fair August 12-19th and seeing us!  If you didn’t get to come see us and fill out a survey, please take the time to make your voice hear by clicking below and taking … Continue reading

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Prevention programs are in full swing for the summer.

The prevention programs are in full swing for the summer.  You can find our prevention specialist at the parks, summer camps, libraries and in the community.  Here is a picture to show you one of the amazing types of activities being done … Continue reading

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Recovery Walk – Mark the Date!

Mark the date of September 23rd, you won’t want to miss the Together We Can Recovery Walk 2017.  The celebration will take place on the Lemoyne Cultural Center on 200 N. Forrest Ave. in Washington, PA.  beginning at 8:30. Registrations … Continue reading

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June 15, 2017 Call in day for Congress

Let your voice be heard, call your congress and let them know you don’t want funding cut for Medicaid Expansion.

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