COVID-19 Resources

Navigating the Holidays during the Pandemic

The pandemic and the holidays each on their own bring about thoughts associated with anxiety and depression; but now we are bringing these two things together and many are feeling extremely overwhelmed. These feelings are felt by most but can be managed if we gain an understanding of these feelings and how they in conjunctionContinue reading →

How to Wear a Face Covering

Here are the CDC’s recommendations on face coverings. For more information please visit  

How to Help Ease Others Anxieties during COVID-19

How to Help Ease Others Anxieties during COVID-19 Many people, (even if trying to stay in the highest of spirits), experience internal stress and anxiety from sudden change… job loss; income loss; trying to adjust to a new routine.  Sometimes the brain doesn’t want to accept what is happening. It could take weeks to realizeContinue reading →

Our Peer Advocates are Here for You!

Our Peer Advocates are here for you! We BELIEVE in YOU and we are HERE FOR YOU! You don’t have to walk the road alone to recovery!   What is a Peer Advocate: Someone with personal experience with substance use/recovery who uses their knowledge to support the recovery goals of individuals and meeting individuals whereContinue reading →

Coronavirus- Related Finance Scams

We hope you are continuing to stay safe and well!  Here is some information on COVID-19 finance scams to give you the heads up on some of the current scams that are occurring – it’s important to be aware. Please click the link below!  COVID Related finance scams HR

Week of the Young Child! Activities for Home!

𝐈𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 (𝐀𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐥 𝟏𝟑-𝟏𝟕)! Below are some activities that parents can do together with their child(ren) at home. 𝑷𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒔𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒔𝒆 𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒆𝒍𝒆𝒃𝒓𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒘𝒆𝒆𝒌! April 15 – Work Together Wednesday 🤗 Help young children develop social skills and learn to work together by buildingContinue reading →

COVID-19: Important Phone Number and Resources

COVID-19: Important Phone Number and Resources Local Resources Oneida County Department of Family and Community Services (DSS) Helpline – call 315-798-5439 Oneida County Health Department COVID Helpline – call 315-798-5431 Health Clinic-Related Questions (including Hepatitis A,TB or Immunizations)- call 315-798-5747 Office for the Aging Helpline- call 315-798-5439 Childcare Helpline – call 315-223-7850 x2222 Court EmergenciesContinue reading →

Where to get COVID-19 Facts

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to rapidly change make sure you are getting real FACTS from trusted sources regarding COVID-19 from the following; the CDC, your local Health Department and County Leader, the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Governor. Remember: Practice social distancing, wash your hands and coverContinue reading →

Protect Yourself and Your Family from Coronavirus

Infectious disease experts say most cases of COVID-19 are mild to moderate, like the common cold. But it can be more severe in older adults and people with chronic health conditions Most of the early reported cases had contact with a seafood and live animal market, suggesting an animal source of the outbreak. However, mostContinue reading →

Mental Health Resources During an Emergency

The Office of Mental Health provides resources for your mental health during a pandemic. Pandemic situations and traumatic events overwhelm our ability to cope. Often people experience anxiety, fear, helplessness and hopelessness. Know the signs and get help. Hotlines: Crisis Text Line: Text GOT5 to 741741. An anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation isContinue reading →