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Addiction and the Brain

Counterdrug partnered with Penn Medicine and Lancaster Joining Forces to create a 2 minute educational video, “Addiction and the Brain”.  It ends with various resources not only for someone with a substance use disorder but also for those close to someone who has an addiction. Click here to view the video or copy the following […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease that affects deer, elk, reindeer, sika deer and moose. To date, there have been no reported cases of CWD infection in people. However, studies raise concerns that there may also be a risk to people. Learn more about this disease by visiting the Center for Disease Control’s website […]

Lanternfly Invasion

A bizarre pest from Asia is in Pennsylvania and if you haven’t already seen it, you soon will be. This insect is spreading fast and putting billions of dollars’ worth of resources at risk — maybe even your livelihood. This insect, known as the Spotted Lanternfly has been spotted in Lancaster County and is threatening […]

EMS Bystander Response Training

Northwest EMS (Emergency Management System) provides lifesaving emergency medical care but they can’t do it alone. Northwest EMS needs your help to save the life of your loved one, friend, or neighbor. Bystanders are the critical link to saving lives in the precious minutes before an ambulance arrives! Please do not let another day go […]