DUI Awareness Program
Vernon Hilyer of Clarion shares his "life sentence" Hilyer's 21-year-old son, Brandon, died after driving drunk in September 2008.
"My name is Vernon Hilyer aka: Brandon's Dad. I share a true life story about my son's fight with alcohol and the effects his choices had on everyone who knew and loved him. My son Brandon was an outstanding all-American kid that was full of life, but alcohol impaired his control and eventually robbed him of life. Now I serve a "Life Sentence" due to his drinking and driving. My Life Sentence is not one behind bars but a life full of sadness and emptiness. I share many things about his drinking world, both in high school and in college that most can relate to. My true-life story has had a life changing effect on many people. As you look through this site, think to yourself how this will impact your students. Working together we can save one more life."
RxList Pill Identification Tool
Having trouble identifying prescription, OTC, generic, and brand name pills and capsules? Quickly identify drugs and medications, including pill identifying pictures, using the RxList Pill Identifier Tool.http://www.rxlist.com/pill-identification-tool/article.htm
New Clarion ARC Manor Address:
Primary Health Network
30 Pinnacle Dr.
Clarion, PA 16214
Deadlier, Stronger Drug Linked to Heroin Hits Southwestern PA.
Now, stamp bags have been found labeled "overdose" and "suicide," according to Dr. Neil Capretto, medical director of Gateway Rehab.
There's a form of heroin in these stamp bags, according to Capretto, that the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is warning the public about. The painkiller fentanyl is being branded as heroin. read more...
Having Trouble Accessing Addiction Treatment benefits Through Commercial Insurance or CHIP?
Two Medications Good First Option for Treating Alcoholism, Study Finds
An analysis of studies that evaluated two medications used to treat alcoholism concludes they are a good first option for people who want treatment but wish to avoid an inpatient program. read more...
ARC Manor provides counseling sessions for problem gambling....call for more information! 724-548-7607 or 1-800-323-1333.
NEW RESOURCE: www.easyread.drugabuse.gov
This easy-to-read website talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment. It has pictures and videos to help readers understand the text. The website also can read each page out loud. The pages are easy to print out to share with people who do not have computers. Learn more about the features of this website at Tools and Resources.