We offer respect for the whole person and believe in: Hope and the ability of people to change The individual?s potential for health and well being The individual?s right to make choices Helping individuals and families to achieve their own goals Working toward the health and safety of the individual and community Respect for the recovery process We believe in learning partnerships and are committed to: A strength-based non-judgmental approach to communication and services Relationships that are goal-directed toward effective outcomes Responsive and responsible operation as a community based organization The idea that change is always possible and that there is always hope Our professional staff includes counselors and educators with diverse backgrounds and training including the basic competencies required by the State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for chemical dependency treatment. All are required to meet professional standards and the OASAS code of ethics. The Board of Directors and staff hold a deep respect for the diversity of the individuals and community we serve.
The Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County is a private, non-profit agency which provides information, education, counseling and referral services for area residents and organizations. The Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County views alcoholism as a progressive, treatable disease with recognizable symptoms. By providing prevention, education and counseling services to individuals and families, the Council strives to provide people with the support necessary for sobriety and good health. Serving Residents Since 1965! The Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County is a private, non-profit agency which provides information, education, counseling and referral services for area residents and organizations.