NY Lawmakers Asked to Help Fund More Drug Treatment Facilities

NY lawmakers asked to help fund more drug treatment facilities
… here in the North Country," said Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury. Many addicts can't get help because insurance companies won't pay for treatment or rehab. Prosecutors also asked lawmakers to toughen the penalties and sentences for heroin dealers. Read more on WCAX

Senate On Heroin And Opioid Addiction Holds Hearing In Plattsburgh
The Senate Task Force on Heroin on Opioid Addiction heard from law enforcement officials, health, psychology, and addiction treatment specialists at the Clinton County Government Center. All noted a significant spike in heroin use and addiction in the … Read more on WAMC

Project Lifeline working to fight drug addictions
While more and more judges statewide are entertaining the idea of giving people with misdemeanor charges alternative sentences that include drug addiction treatment, some counties are not able to do that because rehabilitation facilities and support … Read more on Cleveland Daily Banner

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