START Participates in University of Buffalo Study to Determine How Methadone Doses Could be More Precise

In the 50 years since the discovery of methadone, not much has changed in how physicians prescribe the drug to treat opioid-use disorders from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

SOMOS’s Dr. Delmont Testifies On Mental Illness Within NY’s Immigrant Community

Today, SOMOS’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline Delmont, testified during an oversight hearing by New York City Council’s Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addictions and the Committee on Immigration in NYC. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

Addictive Traits May Help Someone To Become A Great Entrepreneur

What aspects of personality do drug addicts and businessmen share?

By John Adkins

We are used to thinking of addicts as weak-willed losers, and of entrepreneurs and chief executives as disciplined and courageous people. Continue Reading →