addiction

Connections: Telling stories of addiction and recovery through photojournalism

A new photojournalism course at RIT is exploring how to tell stories of addiction and recovery. Participants include photojournalism majors and people...
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Thu, 11/05/2020 - 9:34am
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Connections: Discussing the challenges of addiction during the pandemic

With physical distancing guidelines leading to more separation and in some cases, isolation, in communities, the pandemic is disrupting some support...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 10:07am
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Gillibrand seeks federal grant funding for addiction services

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced a bill to fund community support programs for people who have substance use disorders, as well as their...
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Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:56pm
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Connections: Stories of recovery from ROCovery Fitness

According to data from the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, the number of deaths from opioid overdoses in Monroe County dropped to the lowest point in...
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Tue, 09/03/2019 - 10:24am
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Connections: Robert Veeder on addiction and recovery

Robert Veeder is an addiction counselor who plans to spend the rest of his life trying to make up for a tragic mistake. Veeder was driving drunk in 2003...
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Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:32am
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Connections: Discussing the state of the opioid epidemic at the local and national levels

According to new data, the number of deaths from opioid overdoses in Monroe County decreased for the first time since 2015. Nearly 200 people died from...
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Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:24am
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Connections: Dr. Rahul Gupta on the opioid crisis in America

We're joined by Dr. Rahul Gupta, former public health commissioner for West Virginia, for a conversation about the state of the opioid crisis in America...
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Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:39am
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Rural Finger Lakes counties struggle to find resources to combat opioid epidemic

"There’s panic," Marty Teller said, sitting in a conference room in the executive offices of the Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency. "What...
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Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:42pm
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County jail expands addiction treatment

The Monroe County jail will launch a new treatment program for people with drug addictions, County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and Sheriff Todd Baxter...
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Thu, 02/28/2019 - 11:03am
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Federal dollars to aid addiction recovery locally

More than a half-million dollars in federal grant money is on its way to the Rochester area to help fight the opioid epidemic, New York Lt. Gov. Kathy...
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Fri, 02/22/2019 - 5:25pm
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