Stigma about addiction keeps many from seeking help

Stigma about addiction keeps many from seeking help

Medina – Tom Rivers – Cody Crane urged his Medina classmates to educate themselves about the dangers of addiction, and say no to popping pills, underage drinking and drugs. Crane, a senior at Medina, worked with GCASA to put on a two-hour forum about the...
GCASA gets final city approval for methadone clinic

GCASA gets final city approval for methadone clinic

BATAVIA — Outreach will continue to modernize local opinions about the opioid and heroin crisis, along with methadone as a treatment, GCASA Executive Director John Bennett said after a planned Batavia clinic received final city approval Tuesday. read the full article...
Attacking the opioid epidemic

Attacking the opioid epidemic

BATAVIA — An additional treatment for opioid addictions is a step away from coming to the city. Executive Director John Bennett said the Genesee-Orleans Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse is aiming to open an addition to its East Main Street facility in April. It...