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Opioids

Reducing Harm Amid the Hudson Valley’s Opioid Crisis

A primer on understanding opioids and how to help those who are overdosing.

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The Future of Overdose Prevention in New York

The nation’s first supervised injection sites have opened in Manhattan. Could this effective yet controversial solution come upstate?

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The Costs of Improving Hospital ‘Efficiency’

A trend toward consolidation is hamstringing our local hospitals’ ability to deliver quality, dependable care.

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How the Pandemic Has Changed the Fight Against Opioid Addiction

The life-saving work of harm reduction is harder in the era of social distancing. But some initiatives in the rural Catskills have adapted to slow the scourge of overdose deaths.

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Fentanyl in the Hudson Valley

The opioid epidemic’s “Third Wave” has hit the region hard, but addiction recovery workers are seeing tentative signs of progress.

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