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WATCH: A look inside 'Heroin Alley'

https://youtu.be/iS0TPzfwb_I It’s not everyday that you hear about a neighborhood, plagued with drug sales and use, coming together and saying: “We have...
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Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:34am
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Carrying Narcan, a community call to action

On a Thursday evening at Gates Town Hall, the parking lot is busy. Coffee is brewing and someone is cutting up a pan of homemade brownies. Boy Scouts in...
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Tue, 04/10/2018 - 1:05am
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A Facebook Live chat on the Opioid Crisis

As part of our coverage on WXXI this week called: Opioid Crisis, the Ripple Effect , check out a special Facebook live program. It includes an online...
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Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:43am
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Event for National Crime Victims Week focuses on opioid epidemic

An annual memorial service honoring the start of National Crime Victims Week focused on the opioid epidemic Sunday. Members of Recovery Now New York,...
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Sun, 04/08/2018 - 6:53am
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Death and desperation: the toll of the opioid crisis in Rochester region

Wendell Jones recalls an old James Brown song that delivers an apt warning about heroin. “He said it would 'drive you to hell,' and that's exactly what...
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Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:54am
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Monroe County releases fatal overdose data for first half of 2017

Monroe County officials released figures Wednesday that show the deadly impact that the opioid crisis has had on this area. At a news conference at...
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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 1:30pm
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2 more addiction support services centers for Monroe County

There will soon be more help for people dealing with addiction on the east side of Monroe County. Gates to Recovery, which is a volunteer-run effort...
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Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:36am
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Event highlights addiction treatment services in Monroe County

As part of the ongoing effort to stem the heroin and opioid crisis, a number of service providers are getting together Monday to offer support for...
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Fri, 03/02/2018 - 8:03pm
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Monroe County to get more detox beds with the help of state dollars

The Rochester area will be getting some badly needed detox beds to help people who are dealing with addiction withdrawal. Governor Andrew Cuomo says a...
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Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:37am
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Detox bed shortage complicates fight against opioid epidemic

A WXXI News investigation has found that there are 25 medically licensed detox beds in all of Monroe County, even though addiction specialists say that...
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Wed, 02/21/2018 - 6:01am
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