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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition

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

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

Sep 12, 2017 5:15 PM The Sun

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MORIAH – Several things can be done to address the growing opiate addiction problem in the area, those attending a forum at Moriah Central School were told. more

Jul 12, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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

Jun 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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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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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague has announced she is running for a third term as the county’s top law enforcement official. more

Mar 16, 2017 9:00 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 — Last Tuesday, Marilyn Morey stood on stage at the Strand Center Theater and asked the audience three questions. more

Sep 29, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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ALBANY — The state announced on Tuesday an agreement has been reached on a series of reforms designed to combat heroin and opiate abuse. more

Jun 14, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun

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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition will hire staff to combat entrenched epidemic more

May 24, 2016 3:43 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Movement is underway across a variety of fronts as state, federal and local officials continue their fight against opiate abuse. more

May 17, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

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