New York State Prevention Resource Centers

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Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Orange County
The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County (ADAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the public health issue of alcoholism and other drugs addictions. ADAC provides county residents with programs and services to address substance abuse and addiction as a health condition which affects the individual, family and the community.

The Alcohol & Substance Abuse Prevention Council of Saratoga County
The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Council of Saratoga County, Inc, is a nonprofit, community-based organization, that provide education, information and referral services on the subjects of alcohol, tobacco, other drug and violence prevention to individuals and local communities, thereby enhancing the quality of life for all citizens by diminishing the adverse effects of substance abuse and violence.

Council on Addiction Recovery Services, Inc.
CAReS - Council on Addiction Recovery Services, Inc. will effect change for a healthy community that embraces the acceptance of recovery, related to substance abuse and associated disorders by serving as the leading community resource, helping those affected by chemical or behavioral dependencies.

In 1992, the Council established the Prevention First as a larger part of their services. Prevention First provides opportunities for individuals, families, and the community to learn about themselves and to reduce and eliminate the risks presented by alcohol and other drug use. Our Prevention Specialists provide accurate, age appropriate information and services throughout school districts in the county and in the community about alcohol, substance abuse and related issues. The staff of Prevention First encourages healthy alternatives and promotes no use as a viable choice for all individuals.

Finger Lakes Prevention Resource Center
Part of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Rochester, NY; the Finger Lakes Prevention Resource Center opened its doors on October 1, 2009. Prior to the start-up of the FL PRC, NCADD-Ra hosted a day long workshop on Environmental Prevention presented by Dr. Michael Klitzner on September 30, 2009.

The Finger Lakes Prevention Resource Center continued its outreach, training, and technical assistance to community anti-drug coalitions throughout the Finger Lakes region. The PRC team has established contacts in all 12 counties, and is actively working with 14 coalitions in ten of these counties. The goal of the Finger Lakes PRC is to identify existing coalitions; provide technical assistance & training to foster growth and sustainability of existing coalitions. And where there are no coalitions, provide technical assistance and training to foster the development of community coalitions.

Helping Hands of Salamanca
Helping Hands of Salamanca is a not for profit organization dedicated to providing awareness, education, intervention, and positive alternatives to children and their families to combat drug alcohol abuse.

Prevention Network of Syracuse, NY
Prevention Network of Syracuse is a not-for-profit agency that educates, trains, and provides prevention services and education pertaining to substance use, abuse, and addictions to the Central New York community.

For over fifty years the Prevention Network has been implementing and supporting strategies that prevent addictions and address related concerns. The agency has assumed the role of advocate, educator and prevention developer for over half a century.

Suffolk County Prevention Resource Center
The Prevention Resource Center (PRC) is committed to facilitating partnerships among schools, communities and prevention providers to focus on the provision of effective strategies to deal with alcohol, drug, and tobacco abuse and problem gambling.

The PRC strives to meet this challenge by collaborating with community-based providers gathered to form strong local coalitions. They also function as a centralized clearinghouse of resources for youth, parents, professionals, treatment providers, educators, the media and the general public. Through a comprehensive continuum of resources, trainings, and community-related services, PRC serves as a liaison to support coalitions and prevention providers with the integration of prevention science to practice.