Welcome to TCCASA
Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals lead productive, healthy lifestyles.
Providing drug and alcohol education through evidence-based programs and environmental strategies designed to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce risky behaviors in Tioga County schools and communities.
- To reduce the prevalence of substance abuse in the New York State population.
- To delay the initiation of substance abuse among youth as long as possible.
- To decrease the negative health, social, educational, and economic consequences and costs associated with substance abuse.
- To prevent the escalation of substance use behaviors to levels requiring treatment through early identification, brief intervention and referral.
The programs that TCCASA uses are Evidence-Based Programs (EBPs) that have been evaluated to show effectiveness in preventing substance abuse and related problems. They are designed to change youth and families’ risk and protective factors and community factors that drive illegal consumption and negative consequence due to substance abuse. Research has shown that appropriate use of EBP's result in cost savings.