opioid

Waitlist vanishes for opioid detox beds – but still more demand than supply

Helio Health, which runs all 25 of the inpatient detox beds in Monroe County, stopped accepting appointments and moved to a walk-in-only system in...
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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 1:38pm
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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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WATCH: NYS OASAS Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez

https://youtu.be/n_vavF3JDSM This fall Governor Andrew Cuomo announced more than $25 million in federal funding would help address the state’s ongoing...
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Mon, 10/22/2018 - 1:11am
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WATCH: The opioid epidemic is affecting older people

https://youtu.be/PDdX5c1Qfp8 The origin of the opioid epidemic can be traced back to a number of causes including increased marketing of opioids by...
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Sun, 10/21/2018 - 7:32am
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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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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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Opioid addiction growing – and death rate spiking – among older Monroe County residents

Dave Lana was 61 when he died of an opioid overdose in January. It was fentanyl, his wife, Angela, said. He got the drugs in Monroe County and overdosed...
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Mon, 10/15/2018 - 4:51am
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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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