ABOUT US

The goal of sara.partners is to:

  • Ensure that individuals residing in our region of New York State and Pennsylvania understand the nature of addiction and appreciate the impact it can have on individuals, families in a manner that minimizes if not eliminates stigma.

  • Provide free access to timely and accurate educational information across a multitude of venues including but not limited to news print, television, social media and phone applications.

  • Ensure a commitment by all interested parties working to educate the community to collaborate whenever practical through direct communication and the use of chemungny.arounja.org

  • Ensure that if confronted by an emergency such as an overdose, that immediate access to both crisis services and timely substance specific treatment is available in a timely manner.

  • Develop a strategy for addressing unmet housing needs in collaboration with county planning staff.