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HONESDALE, PA — According to county data, 3,196 people used services provided by the Wayne County Drug and Alcohol Commission (D&A) and the Wayne County Office of Behavioral and … more
HONESDALE, PA — Officer Ray Gabikian had the requisite training to use Narcan, plus a year in Iraq preparing for the worst-possible situations, so he wasn’t flustered when he was called … more
NEWBURGH, NY — Many people have difficulty understanding and communicating their emotions when faced with a death of someone close. Especially for a child, the loss of a loved one can be … more
NEW YORK — David Miller’s stepdaughter Mattisyn watches a white holographic tiger move on the table in front of her as she shifts, giggling, from one foot to the other. A pink … more
Tele Rabii did not return to Sullivan County to pursue his recovery treatment. “I think it’s a very hard place to get into recovery, let alone maintain recovery.” Since Sullivan … more
I’m a young person in recovery. For me, that means it’s been over four years since I’ve taken a drink or a drug. I grew up in a very small town by the name of Long Eddy in Sullivan … more
The federal government’s response to the opioid crisis in the last two years has mainly been to bolster nonprofits and community leaders already at work on the issue. A recently announced … more
CALLICOON, NY — Resources for recovery have become more diverse in today’s world, offering recovering addicts a multitude of options. Increased research has significantly expanded … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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. Some of the … more
It is the rare person who doesn’t know someone who has been affected by drug dependency or abuse. As the judicial system has become overloaded with such cases, folks everywhere have wondered if … more
Pennsylvania has been one of the states hit hardest by the national opioid epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania has the fourth-highest rate of overdose … more
REGION — A New York State grant awarded to Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan Counties has resulted in the formation of Center of Treatment Innovation (CTI), a … more
Born into a family of cigarette smokers in the ‘50s, growing up a child of smokers in the ‘60s and coming of age in the smokin’ hot ‘70s, it should come as no surprise that I … more
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman John Faso (R-NY), Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH), and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) have introduced legislation to improve efforts to educate seniors on opioid … more
WURTSBORO, NY — Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan, in partnership with the Town of Mamakating and the Tri-County Community Partnership, will host a free Narcan … more
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