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Demonstrators form human chain on North Clinton Avenue to protest drug use

Residents along North Clinton Avenue joined with others from around Rochester on Tuesday evening to say “no more” to the heroin epidemic they said is...
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Wed, 11/14/2018 - 4:22am
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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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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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Photo series shows life after opioids

For Simone Ochrym, the moment of recovery that interests her the most, is the turning point. "What was that moment, where you said to yourself, I’m done...
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Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:35am
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Syringe exchange program meets active drug users where they are

Harm reduction services like syringe exchange programs are not often the first programs promoted as treatment for opioid addictions. But staff members...
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Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:12am
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Grand opening of new resource center for those battling addiction

People struggling with opioid addiction and the families and loved ones of those who may be addicted now have another resource in Monroe County....
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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:16am
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Fatal overdoses down in latest opioid data

August was a month of extremes in Monroe County’s fight against opioids: The lowest number of overdose deaths recorded since the sheriff’s office...
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Sat, 09/08/2018 - 6:16am
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New York State Fair will offer Narcan training this year

Between the 25 cent milk and funnel cake, Narcan training will also be available at the New York State Fair. This is the first time the opioid reversing...
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Sun, 08/19/2018 - 6:51am
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County heroin task force issues first update: opioid deaths continue to climb

Six months after the formation of the Monroe County Heroin Task Force, law enforcement officials said the death toll from opioids is still climbing. But...
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Thu, 08/02/2018 - 4:59am
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Opioid education comes to chamber of commerce

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted local experts on the opioid crisis at a members-only event Wednesday morning. Monroe County public...
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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 9:17am
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