The Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is the designated Single County Authority (SCA) for drug and alcohol services in Armstrong, Indiana, & Clarion counties in the state of Pennsylvania.
Since 1973, the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission has been the designated Single County Authority (SCA) for drug and alcohol services in Armstrong and Indiana counties. In 2010, Clarion County was added with the two other counties. As such, the Commission receives, administers, and allocates state and federal drug and alcohol funds targeted for this three county area.
The Commission is also responsible for assessing needs, planning, developing, coordinating programming to meet these drug and alcohol service needs and then monitoring and reviewing the outcome of these interventions. The Commission targets four core drug and alcohol service areas:
Direct services are provided through contracts with state licensed agencies. Case management services are provided through the Commission's contract with the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Services are available to all Armstrong, Indiana, and Clarion County residents regardless of their ability to pay.
The Case Management Unit provides three functions – Screening & Assessment to determine level of care and referral to treatment, Case Coordination Services to assist individuals in reaching goals in other areas of life and Recovery Support Services to assist individuals throughout their recovery process.
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Prevention services are delivered to the community through various means such as; public awareness campaigns, education in the school and community, ATOD free events, and community partnerships.
The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition (DFCC) is the leading organization bringing together all the community sectors to create a safe, healthy and drug free environment in the two counties for our youth and families.
The mission of the Tobacco Free Program is to reduce the chronic desease burden of tobacco use through prevention, education, and cessation programming in the schools and the community.
The 2016 Bernie Smith Scholarship applications are now being accepted. Senior students graduating in 2016 from Armstrong, Indiana, and Clarion Counties are elligible.
Scholarships: $1,000 towards post-secondary education, 1 winner from each county
Postmark Deadline: March 28, 2016
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Act 139- The Good Samaritan Law with Naloxone
According to the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol (DDAP):
What is naloxone?
Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an overdose that is caused by an opioid drug (i.e. prescription pain medication or heroin). When administered during an overdose, naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and restores breathing within two to eight minutes. Naloxone has been used safely by emergency medical professionals for more than 40 years and has only one function: to reverse the effects of opioids on the brain and respiratory system in order to prevent death.
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10829 US Rt 422
PO Box 238
Shelocta, PA 15774
Clarion Phone: 814-226-6350
Clarion Fax: 814-226-6527