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ELIZABETHTOWN — Two local mental health organizations will merge this fall. more

Jul 27, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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

Jul 26, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

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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PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Valley Family Center has big plans for their summer prevention program. more

Jun 6, 2017 12:00 PM 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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PLATTSBURGH — Call them the hidden homeless — the 100 individuals and families in Clinton County that live in local motels. more

Feb 17, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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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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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

Several weeks ago I wrote about freedom being a choice. more

Sep 28, 2016 6:00 AM Guest Columnists

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PLATTSBURGH — Take a calming breath because yoga is coming to the Champlain Valley Family Center. more

Sep 16, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — A state task force is poised to deliver a series of legislative proposals to combat the state’s heroin epidemic as early as Wednesday. more

May 31, 2016 11:19 AM The Sun

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Being born in the 1940s and growing up in the 1950s, drugs were something we heard of. But heroin, basically, was something only the low side of humanity used. more

May 27, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Valley Family Center is pulling out all the stops to raise funds for its prevention programs. more

May 26, 2016 1:00 PM The Sun

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ALBANY – Champlain Valley Family Center Executive Director Connie Wille, right, is pictured with State Senator Betty Little Tuesday, May 10 at the “Woman of Distinction” event in Albany. more

May 22, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

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More manpower needed to accommodate rise in abuse, neglect cases more

Mar 28, 2016 7:01 PM The Sun

QUEENSBURY — The Hudson Headwaters Health Network has received an annual $325,000 grant from the federal Health and Human Services Administration (HHS) to expand treatment options for substance abuse and medication addiction. more

Mar 27, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA — The Prevention Team welcomes Mr. Jarrod Sammis, as Communications and Community Relations Coordinator. more

Feb 28, 2016 7:00 AM The Sun

New York’s battle against heroin is back in the headlines with a pair of heavy-duty developments in the drug world. more

Feb 17, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

PLATTSBURGH — Representatives from local behavioral health and substance abuse programs will provide an overview of their services at “Mental Health & Substance Abuse: Resources, Services and Access – It’s All Different Now.” more

Sep 28, 2015 8:00 AM The Sun

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