Touro College Receives $1.36M To Train Students To Fight Opioids From Harlem To Hollis

Touro College and its Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) have secured two grants totaling $1.36 million to train students, faculty and staff in fighting the nation’s opioid crisis.

Senate Majority Announces Statewide Hearings And Roundtable Discussions On The Opioid Epidemic

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins today announced that the Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction & Overdose Prevention will be holding seven hearings and roundtable discussions across the state.

Partnership To Care For Opioid Patients With Disorder Transferred From Jails To Prisons

New York City Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services (CHS) hails a new partnership that is allowing patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment in the City’s jail system from Harlem to the Continue Reading →

New York City Adds CVS, Walmart, Sackler Family Members To Its Opioid Lawsuit

With a number of CVS stores in Harlem, the city Law Department said Wednesday it has added the drug store chains CVS, Walmart, Walgreens, and Rite Aid as defendants in the Continue Reading →

A $500 Billion Per Year Opioid Industry Refuses To Pay A Tax In New York State

With opioid epidemic affecting communities from Harlem to Hollywood, Consumer Affairs reports that the opioid industry says it is being unfairly blamed for the nation’s opioid epidemic and is fighting a New York Continue Reading →

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