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PLATTSBURGH | Richard Jensen visited Plattsburgh last week to listen to stories of addiction and share his own. more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The St. Joseph’s Addiction Recovery Center, a Saranac Lake-based substance abuse treatment facility, was awarded $450,000 from the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services last week. more

The Sun

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While Vermont’s opioid crisis is far from under control, there is positive news about stamping out the epidemic of drug abuse and wasted lives, one person at a time. more

Editorials

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Opiates continue to have the country in a chokehold. more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Town Police Department now has an officer trained as a narcotics investigator. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | On Nov. 1, former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (2003-11), was the keynote speaker at the annual Orange County GOP spaghetti dinner held in Randolph. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie has always been a college football fan. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It was not the time he spent as a high school standout, a front-runner for the 1998 Heisman Trophy, or even the poor performance in the NFL that landed Ryan Leaf in a prison cell for 32 months. more

The Sun

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In honor of September being National Recovery Awareness Month, I recently spent a day meeting with people and organizations dedicated to helping those affected by the opioid crisis. more

Guest Columnists

The current opioid epidemic was caused by a deadly intersection of many factors: greed, fear, the quest to feel good, misinformation and legitimate efforts to treat acute and chronic pain. more

Community Columnists

“Addiction is a family disease,” said Pam Nolan, a Ticonderoga resident and member of the Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition. more

Community Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH | Programming designed to share personal stories, erase stigma more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE —  Creative Healing Connections is looking for two active duty military women or women veterans from the Gore Mountain Region who would be interested in a scholarship to attend a retreat with other women veterans. more

The Sun

It’s been a tragic year for rock and roll fans. more

Editorials

PLATTSBURGH — The fight to combat the North Country’s opiate crisis has gone digital. more

The Sun

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Organizers hope panel discussion, forum will generate awareness of resources to squash ongoing opiate epidemic more

The Sun

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Our current crisis of drug abuse seems to be on a rapid incline with even more Vermonters dying from drug overdoses. more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH, NY & BURLINGTON, VT — At the low point of his life, Jason recalls sitting in a dark apartment alone. more

The Vermont Eagle

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