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Monroe County says fatal heroin and fentanyl overdoses dropped in 2019

Fatal overdoses in Monroe County involving heroin, fentanyl and related substances were down in 2019 compared to the previous two years. That’s...
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Fri, 09/25/2020 - 8:41am
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Overdose deaths drop in Monroe County after years of increases

Nearly 200 people died from opioid overdoses in Monroe County last year, according to data released Monday by the county medical examiner’s office. That...
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Mon, 07/15/2019 - 2:13pm
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Monroe County opioid overdoses peak again in October

October saw the most opioid overdoses in Monroe County since the sheriff’s heroin task force started keeping track in January. It was also the second...
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Wed, 11/07/2018 - 6:46pm
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Suicide deaths missing from opioid overdose data, experts say

Today, Chacku Mathai is the CEO of the Mental Health Association of Rochester. But at 15, he wanted to die. Describing himself as an immigrant kid with...
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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:55am
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