Substance abuse problems amongst the elderly often go unrecognized, and with the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, the elderly population is increasing. This will result in new challenges for those treating substance abuse.
GOSHEN, NY — In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster invites community members to attend a Mass for Recovery at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 71 Murray Ave. on Monday, September 24 at 7 p.m. It is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.
REGION — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that a group of Cooperative Extension partners will have the opportunity to apply for grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help communities combat opioid-use disorders.
The legislatures of both Pennsylvania and New York have implemented standing orders for Naloxone. Standing orders for pharmaceuticals are orders by a physician licensed to prescribe drugs to extend that power to other health-care workers.
BETHEL, NY — The 2018 Sullivan County Opioid Use Prevention Conference, sponsored by Sullivan County Public Health Services, will be held on Wednesday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Every case of suicide is dramatically different, as are the causes surrounding it. In most cases there is not one specific cause, but rather a significant number of contributing factors.
Tick-borne infections are on the increase, and our offices in Sullivan and Orange counties have seen the numbers rise every year. The New York State Department of Health has been reporting more and more cases across the state, especially in the Hudson Valley region.
NARROWSBURG, NY — James Farnham will discuss how you can make beneficial changes to your Medicare and the insurance options available to you at the Tusten-Cochecton branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library on Thursday, September 13 at 3 p.m. Review and compare Medicare Parts A, B, C and D.
HONESDALE, PA — Family members of the late Joseph Lizzio and late Richard Bionda gather in front of Wayne Memorial Health Foundation’s Giving Tree following the placement of a leaf donated by Madlyn and Frank Borelli honoring their loved ones. The three families were long-time friends and neighbors.
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center has received full accreditation by DNV GL Healthcare Inc./NIAHO® under deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare Services (CMS). By earning accreditation, CRMC has demonstrated it meets or exceeds CMS patient safety standards.