opioid

Connections: Previewing the documentary, "Opioids from Inside: First Responders"

As of earlier this month, Monroe County has seen an increase in opioid overdoses -- both fatal and non-fatal --compared to this time last year. The work...
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Mon, 06/22/2020 - 10:35am
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Connections: How the pandemic has impacted the opioid crisis

We check in on the opioid crisis and how the pandemic has impacted it. Harvard’s Julia Marcus has compared the pandemic to the opioid crisis and the...
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 10:18am
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Fatal opioid overdoses double in Monroe County compared to a year ago

More than twice as many people died of opioid overdoses in Monroe County this April and March compared to the same months last year, according to data...
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Sun, 05/10/2020 - 6:35pm
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Baxter: Overdose deaths down in 2019 -- 'but we can't claim victory'

Deaths from heroin in Monroe County have shrunk by a wide margin over the past two years, but users are still overdosing at roughly the same rate,...
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Thu, 03/05/2020 - 1:00pm
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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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URMC to study rural opioid treatments with federal grant

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have received a $6.7 million federal grant to study how to reduce the toll of the opioid...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 7:15am
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Rochester Drug Cooperative, subject of federal opioid investigations, stops selling narcotics

Rochester Drug Cooperative, which has paid millions of dollars to settle federal charges connected to opioid trafficking, said Tuesday that it will no...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:55am
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Opioid deaths decrease, but leaders want changes

Deaths in Monroe County from opioid overdoses decreased in 2019 for the second straight year, according to data released this week by the county’s...
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:43pm
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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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More money needed to continue battle against opioid addiction, say local leaders

The House of Representatives recently earmarked $501 million in funding for initiatives to address the opioid crisis, a $33 million increase from last...
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Mon, 07/08/2019 - 8:46am
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