Here’s Why Rehab Center Hopes Holiday Hosts Will Lock Up Prescription Painkillers From Harlem To Hollis

“There’s no place like home for the holidays,” Karen Carpenter once sang. Unfortunately, that warm notion falls short for families affected by addiction. Continue Reading →

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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 state law that charges drug makers a tax meant to go towards anti-addiction efforts.

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Health Department Releases Analysis Of Drug Overdose Deaths From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief analyzing the latest 2017 confirmed drug overdose death data from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Speaks Out Against Landmarked Brownstone’s Into Drug Treatment Facility

Thursday evening, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assembly Member Al Taylor, State Senator Brian Benjamin, and other officials joined Harlem community members and elected officials at an emergency rally. Continue Reading →

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Leaders Praise The Mayor For Opening Of Overdose Prevention Centers From Harlem To Hollis

Speaker Corey Johnson said: “The Council has been a leader in the push to bring these centers to New York City, and we thank Mayor de Blasio for taking this brave, important and necessary step. Continue Reading →

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Community Forum On Opioids In East Harlem

The NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Community Advisory Board will host a community forum on Saturday, April 21, 2018, to focus on opioid use in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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City Launches First Naloxone Detailing Campaign To Expand Distribution To More Independent Pharmacies

The Health Department announced the launch of its first naloxone detailing campaign to expand distribution of the medication in independent pharmacies. Continue Reading →

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Date-Rape Drug Harlem Teacher Admits Plans To Sell Seven Pounds Of Narcotics

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A New York City high school teacher was arrested on Tuesday after police raided his apartment to find seven pounds of what is commonly referred to as the ‘date rape drug,’ police said. Continue Reading →

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Harlem United Commends Governor Cuomo For His Continued Commitment To Critical Social & Economic Justice Principles

Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s continued commitment to improving the lives of all New Yorkers with his 2018 agenda of critically important social and economic policies. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Fave NYC Surgeon Dr. Bernard Fialkoff And Team Ring NASDAQ Opening Bell

In honor of National Recovery Month, NASDAQ selected Foundation for a Drug-Free World with Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, his daughter Meghan Fialkoff (above) and the entire Foundation for a Drug-Free World team to ring the bell, signaling the opening of the stock market September 15, 2017. Continue Reading →

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Murder, Hard Drugs, And Harlem, The Life Of Surfing Champion Rick Rasmussen

The Inertia reports that surfing attracts more than its fair share of interesting characters. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Man Nicky Barnes Mr. Untouchable Cover 40th Anniversary

Before The Notorious B.I.G. stated the obvious, “don’t you know bad boys move in silence and violence” on his hit song “The Ten Crack Commandments” , Leroy “Nicky” Barnes broke the unofficial street rules. Continue Reading →

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