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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

Nov 9, 2017 3:00 PM 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

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM 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

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Battling addiction and winning has been the hardest thing I have had to do. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Elks are gearing up again for their annual Dictionary Project. more

Aug 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition focuses on friends sharing hope about recovery from drug dependence. more

Aug 26, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

The head of Friends of Recovery New York will speak in Ticonderoga more

Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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

Jul 22, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley is among those local law enforcement officials who feel unsettled about opening the lid on legalized marijuana in Vermont. more

Jun 19, 2017 2:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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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

May 31, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Heroin-Opiod Prevention Consortium (ECHO) will be heading into lockdown in order to help teach others about the dangers of these types of drugs. more

May 9, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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

Apr 12, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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

Apr 11, 2017 6:05 PM The Sun

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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average more

Apr 5, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Increasing education, reducing stigma top priorities, says Clinton County coalition more

Apr 4, 2017 2:45 PM The Sun

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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition says they’ve been successful in education outreach efforts more

Mar 14, 2017 10:15 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Social service agencies across the Tri-County region are desperately searching for foster families to take in the influx of children entering the system. more

Feb 8, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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ALBANY — The New York State Senate recently approved legislation that would require drug testing of children less than three-years-old if they are in the vicinity of a parent or legal guardian arrested on a drug charge. more

Feb 1, 2017 11:30 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — A drug-addicted mother sold her child for sex. more

Jan 3, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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MORIAH — Former professional lacrosse player Ken Bartolo recently had a powerful message for students at Moriah Central School about his long climb back from drug addiction. more

Dec 4, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun

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