We are proud to have certified trainers on staff who are available upon request to educate the community in the following areas:
NARCAN- "Narcan (naloxone)
is an opioid antagonist used for the complete or partial
reversal of opioid overdose, including respiratory
depression. Narcan is also used for diagnosis of
suspected or known acute opioid overdose and also for blood
pressure support in septic shock. Narcan is available
in generic form." (https://www.rxlist.com/
These trainings are held on premises, or, our certified trainers can come to your location if you are organizing a companywide training. You and your co-workers could gain the training needed to possibly save a person who has suffered an overdose from using an opioid substance.
Lewis county NY continues to suffer from multiple overdose related deaths. We can help by receiving the right information and proper training to administer the dose (s) of Narcan.
Please continue to watch our website and our Facebook page for available classes in your area.
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a nation-wide, school-based prevention/intervention program focusing on students in grades 6-12. While this program concentrates on students at risk of, or using alcohol and/or other drugs, staff also see students with concerns such as teen depression, low self-esteem, chronic truancy, grief issues, children of divorce, teen pregnancy/or early parenthood, children of alcoholics or substance abuse. This program centers on all facets of a student's needs to determine the nature of a problem, its level of severity and whether to refer a student to a more intense level of service.
The Student Assistance Program is not intended to be treatment or therapy.
Our Student Assistance Counselors provide free services at the following Lewis County schools:
*Participation in this program is both voluntary and confidential* for all students. Referrals can be made by parents, teachers, other school personnel, community agencies or the students themselves.
Reasons for seeking SAP services may include, but are not limited to:
· Academic Struggles
· Peer/Dating Relationships
· Problems at Home
· Behavioral Problems
· Anger Management
· Needing Someone to Talk to
· Parents' Divorce/Separation
· Parents' Deployment
* The Student Assistance Program is bound by State and Federal Laws regarding confidentiality. At the first visit, prior to admission, each student is informed of their right to confidentiality. He/She is informed that all information shared with the Counselor will not be made available to any individual without a release of information agreement that is signed voluntarily by the student. If there is a disclosure regarding child abuse, child neglect, or personal harm, staff are mandated reporters and will make necessary contacts to ensure the safety of the student.
This Program is a comprehensive classroom-based alcohol and substance use prevention curriculum geared toward elementary students in grades K-5. The program covers the topics of personal safety; decision and refusal skills; alcohol and drug information, and self-esteem.
The goals of this program include educating children at a young age on the dangers of alcohol, substance, and tobacco use. Educating children at a young age on the importance of personal safety and decision making; and preventing and/or reducing the use of alcohol and other drugs by school aged children. The programs include:
This program is provided by Mr. Tom Bradish in the following Lewis County Schools:
Beaver River Central,
South Lewis Central,
Days vary at locations, please call for further information.
Life Skills Training- This program is developed to help with issues such as: