Council on Addictions of NYS (CANYS)

The Council on Addictions of New York State (CANYS) is an organization of prevention, education, intervention and treatment agencies throughout New York State that meets to address concerns and issues that both affect the practice of prevention, intervention and treatment of alcoholism, drug abuse, and problem gambling as well as of organizational efficiency including administrative, managerial programmatic, fiscal and staff and Board concerns.

CANYS is also committed to advocating for education about problems related to alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and gambling and their associated problems.

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Our mission is to effectively address problems related to alcohol, tobacco, drug use and gambling problems in our local communities as well as regionally and statewide.


Council on Addictions of NYS (CANYS)

Council on Addictions of NYS (CANYS)

Facing Addiction and The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) are proud to announce the merger of our organizations – creating a national leader in turning the tide on the addiction epidemic.
The merged organization will be called:

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