Here are 5 easy ways to make your holidays the safest season yet! 1. Find a Designated Driver or Call a Taxi – Every hour in the U.S., one death can be attributed to alcohol-impaired driving. Ask a family member or friend to take a night off from partying and be the DD. Don’t count […]
A wonderful training opportunity on coalition-building is coming to WNY! On Tuesday, July 29th, Px21 is sponsoring “Community, Coalitions, and Connections: WNY Working Together” from 9:00am – 4:15pm at the Bulger Communications Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Nationally renowned experts from Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) will be conducting the training, the goals of […]
Px20 is now Px21! After careful deliberation, Px20 has decided to re-badge itself as Px21 with the goal of providing prevention and health promotion for the 21st Century. This slightly modified moniker helps to reflect an orientation toward broader behavioral health as well as our focus on the future and building stronger and healthier […]
Due to the generous grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, Px20 was able to launch a media campaign encouraging parents to talk to their kids about substance use. Obtain resources for talking with your kids on the “Talk It Over” page of the Px20 website.
Tragedy and Hope: Stories of Painkiller Addiction is part of a larger community effort called “Project Hope”. Addiction to prescription painkillers among young adults is growing at an alarming rate in Western New York. In order to address this epidemic, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has formed a community outreach initiative to increase public […]