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Virtual help in Sullivan County, NY This list of AA groups meeting Zoom is courtesy of Sullivan County’s Department of Community Services. Not High Noon (IGNY) Monday through Friday … more
A few weeks ago, I received a call from a very concerned client regarding her goat. The client noted that her goat was not using her right hind leg over the weekend. After some investigation, we … more
HONESDALE, PA — Conversations about addiction and mental health are often shaped by negativity and tragedy, but to mark National Recovery Month, employees in Wayne County Human Services are … more
MONTICELLO, NY — In 1995, when deaths from AIDS were at their peak, 50,876 Americans died.* In 2017, American deaths from opioids stand at 70,237 AIDS has a treatment now but no cure. … more
Sometimes you choose a project. Other times, projects choose you. My involvement with The Kingfisher Project is very much the latter. Years ago. I came up with an assignment for my high school … more
Knee pain is a common complaint for people of all ages. The most common cause of chronic discomfort comes from the degeneration of the weight-bearing internal knee structures from osteoarthritis. … more
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
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