Fayette County Prevention Coalition Receives Grant

Community Action Commission of Fayette County Receives $75,000 Grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic in Fayette County.  Washington Court House, Ohio— Today, Fayette County Community Action, on the behalf of the Fayette County...

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows low-income seniors in Central Ohio to obtain produce from local farmers.  LifeCare Alliance will be distributing coupons in Fayette County on Thursday, June 14 from 9 – 11 AM at the Community Action...

Prevention Corner – Marijuana Perceptions

Majority of High School Seniors Don’t View Marijuana as Harmful 71 percent of high school seniors don’t view regular marijuana use as harmful, according to the 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey, an annual survey of eighth, 10th, and 12th-graders by the National...

Prevention Corner – Don’t Share!!

When it Comes to Medicine – Teach Your Kids NOT to Share! The rates of Adderall misuse and abuse among high school seniors remains unacceptably high. The 2016 national Monitoring the Future survey reports that the prescription stimulant Adderall® remains the second...

Prevention Corner – Prescription Drug Misuse

What Is the Difference Between Misuse and Abuse? The number of emergency department visits due to misuse or abuse of prescription drugs has risen 98.4% since 2004. The terms misuse and abuse are often used interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference. The Food...