Experienced Hand Guides Staten Island Anti-Abuse Coalition

Experienced hand guides Staten Island anti-abuse coalition

Filed under: Substance Abuse

Adrienne Abbate, a Tompkinsville resident and native Islander who most recently oversaw the Staten Island Smoke-Free Partnership, started a new role this week as director of the Tackling Youth Substance Abuse initiative. Long-term, the initiative, …
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Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force formed in Sullivan County

Filed under: Substance Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is sweeping through Sullivan County at alarming rates according to health care officials. YNN's Venise Toussaint tells us what's being done to combat the issue. Then come back here and refresh the page.
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8 people praise, graduate from drug court program

Filed under: Substance Abuse

The 30-year-old Bridgeton native waged an intense battle with drug abuse, but on Thursday a large smile beamed from his face as he explained how he planned to celebrate the completion of his probation. “No lie, I'm going car shopping right now,” Palmer …
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Portland report shows more police calls related to mental illness, substance abuse

Filed under: Substance Abuse

By Seth Koenig, BDN Staff PORTLAND, Maine — New research shows that more calls received by Portland police are related to mental illness and substance abuse than previous reports showed, according to the department's annual report.
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