opioids

Siena College poll shows 1 in 4 New Yorkers know someone who has died of an opioid overdose

A new Siena Poll addressing the state's opioid epidemic shows that 54% of New Yorkers are personally touched by opioid abuse. Director of the Siena...
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Mon, 04/16/2018 - 7:39am
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WATCH: Opioids from the inside

https://youtu.be/_cn5CmTiADk A new film follows the journey of three women in the Rochester area. They’re all mothers and they’ve all served time behind...
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Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:05am
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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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Opioid epidemic fueling rise in deadly heart infections

While statistics about overdose deaths from the opioid epidemic continue to dominate headlines, other debilitating and costly problems have been...
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Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:04am
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WATCH: A look into the opioid crisis in Rochester

https://youtu.be/2Y7H9qbAmz8 The people, the stories, the addiction. On a special edition of Need to Know we examine what you likely haven’t heard about...
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Fri, 04/13/2018 - 7:07am
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North Clinton residents fight back in war on drugs

No más. That means “no more” in Spanish. And it’s what residents of Rochester’s La Avenida, or North Clinton Avenue, neighborhood are saying as they...
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Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:39pm
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Special programming: The Opioid Crisis - The Ripple Effect

WXXI News partnered with ideastream in Cleveland and Oregon Public Broadcasting to bring you special coverage of the opioid epidemic in America. In this...
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Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:39am
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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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Virtual reality serves as pain relief alternative

For Moira Reeves, what helps keep the pain at bay is “ Bear Blast .” In her virtual reality world, the 6-year-old from Baker City, Oregon, is roaming a...
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Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:53pm
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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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