Some Pediatric Opioid Prescriptions May Increase The Risk Of Addiction And Overdose, Study finds

New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued a consumer alert, warning both consumers and businesses to be on alert for potential price gouging. Continue Reading →


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Attorney General James Responds To Record High Opioid Overdose Deaths During COVID-19 Pandemic

NY Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that overdose deaths topped 93,000 from Harlem to Hawaii in 2020. Continue Reading →


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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. Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 Hudson.

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Big Pharma Payments To Doctors Associated With Higher Opioid Deaths

During the height of the opioid epidemic, over a period of less than two years, doctors accepted nearly 435,000 payments from Big Pharma, according to a new study that found an association between the payments and higher opioid deaths. Continue Reading →


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