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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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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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RTS training employees in lifesaving overdose treatment

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service has begun training its employees in a potentially lifesaving response to opioid overdoses. Transit service workers...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 1:34pm
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