Drug And Alcohol

Contact Information

318 10th Street, Honesdale

570-253-6022

Jeffrey Zerechak, Administrator

The Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission, through its contract with the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, coordinates the delivery of a full complement of drug and alcohol services accessible to Wayne County residents in need, including:

  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Case Management
  • Recovery Support
  • Medication Assisted Treatment

The Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission serves as a point of entry for all drug and alcohol services, from assessment to treatment and through recovery.

Getting help starts here, call 570-253-6022


The Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission is also a resource for information on a variety of topics related to drug and alcohol use, treatment, and prevention.

For general questions and non-emergency inquiries e-mail: (someone will respond in 24 hours)  DnAQuestions@waynecountypa.gov

Everyone can help by spreading the word about the free services available to residents of Wayne County who are struggling with drug and/or alcohol addiction.

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Recommended Links:

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Partnership for Drug Free Kids

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

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Recovery is possible and these links to local organizations can help:

Narcotics Anonymous Link

Alcoholics Anonymous link

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More Information

It is the mission of the Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission to prevent the onset of substance use disorders whenever possible, intervene with appropriate services when risk factor for substance use disorder are present, and mitigate their negative impact on the individual, his or her family and the community. This mission is accomplished through the Commission’s provision of a variety of cost effective, evidence based prevention and intervention services, professional drug and alcohol screening and assessment services, case management, recovery support services, and a full continuum of treatment services including medication assisted treatment.

Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission provides screenings and level of care assessments, which are the first steps on the road to recovery. These services are provided for county residents at no cost through its case management unit. The commission also operates a Medication Assisted Treatment Program utilizing Suboxone and offers recovery support services.

In addition, the Commission has a Prevention unit, which provides evidence based programming and support groups in all three school districts and conducts presentations and programs throughout the county. The Commission also serves as driving under the influence (DUI) service coordinator for Wayne County providing Court Reporting Network evaluations (CRNs), Alcohol Highway Safety Class, and DUI Intervention Group.

The Commission contracts with PA Treatment and Healing (PATH for the provision of outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment and holds numerous contracts for the provision of partial hospitalization, medically monitored detox and rehab, and half-way house.