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SCHUYLER FALLS | After years of negotiations, meetings, planning sessions and at least one late-night phone call from a state Senator, a new drug rehabilitation facility in Schuyler Falls opened last week. more

The Sun

The North Country is no stranger to the tragedies that result from a pattern of opioid abuse in our area. more

Letters to the Editor

MONTPELIER  | “Understanding Vermont’s Opioid Crisis” is an eight-part series highlighting the science of addiction as well as the cultural, social and economic challenges associated with addiction. more

The Vermont Eagle

TICONDEROGA | Substance dependency is an issue many would rather not mention in polite company, which, prevention workers say, is among the reasons it is such a hard problem to fight. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | A proposed transitional housing and rehabilitation campus expected to take over the old Clinton Community College dormitories on the former U.S. Air Force base has received early approval from the Town of Plattsburgh Planning Board. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. more

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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

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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

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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

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