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December 4, 2019

Dear Friend:

The words at the top of this letter describe what BRiDGES does best - provide hope to individuals struggling with alcohol, tobacco or drug use; strengthen families through prevention and education programs; and build healthy communities in collaboration wit...

October 8, 2019

On Thursday, October 3, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer came to Little Falls, NY Middle School in Herkimer County. He came to make a 2-part announcement. One to get the FDA and Surgeon General to restrict flavors and vape products and the other to push for more national awa...

August 14, 2019

CBO Consortium of Upstate New York was established as a state-wide effort with the mission of working together to advance health equity by strengthening organizations and helping them achieve better population health outcomes in their communities. Members of CBO Consor...

Morrisville Mustangs Men’s Ice Hockey fell to the Brockport Golden Eagles on Saturday but rose to the occasion and continued to raise awareness regarding STOP DWI.  SUNY Morrisville’s Athletic Department and Chief Paul Field, Chief of University Police, believed this w...

January 25, 2019

From WMCR Radio's Facebook page: 

This Sunday at 8:00am on Community Matters, listen in as we interview Susan L. Jenkins, Executive Director for BRiDGES - Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc.

Susan share with us some of the resources available t...

Trooper Bender and K9 Mandin

Trooper Mark Bender dedicated his time on December 17th to Chittenango Middle School 7th grade Health students as a part of the Life Skills program, provided by BRiDGES. Prevention Education Specialist, Jennifer Cottet, educated the students...

STOP DWI programs from Madison, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties joined the Utica Comets the night before Thanksgiving as they hosted the Laval Rockets.  The night before Thanksgiving is commonly known as “Drunksgiving” or “Blackout Wednesday” due to the number of people...

Make sure this year’s holiday celebrations are memorable for all the right reasons. If alcohol is going to be served at your party or family gathering, take care of your family, friends, co-workers, and yourself by following these simple guidelines for your holiday gat...

October 22, 2018

Boos & Booze - Together they don’t make for a safe Halloween for our little trick or treaters.

Halloween is a night of fun for kids of all ages. Let’s keep this night safe for all those who are out and about on foot or in cars. Children are out in the dark, running exci...

60 high school students from all over Madison County came together on Friday, October 5th to the Annual SADD Conference, sponsored by Madison County STOP DWI. Madison County was represented by student leaders from Canastota, Cazenovia, Chittenango, DeRuyter, Holy Cross...