addiction

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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Opioid treatment programs running below capacity in Monroe County

Even as the number of treatment options for opioid and other substance addictions has increased in Monroe County in recent months, medical officials are...
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Fri, 10/26/2018 - 3:52am
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Connections: Local individuals in recovery discuss their battles with addiction

In this special edition of Connections, we address the opioid epidemic in New York State. The conversation took place in front of a live studio audience...
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Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:05am
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Connections: An update on the community response to the opioid crisis

In this special edition of Connections, we address the opioid epidemic in New York State. The conversation took place in front of a live studio audience...
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Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:04am
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