Please enjoy the following television and print news stories profiling our programs and services.
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WPTZ TV – St. Joseph’s Expands in Face of Opioid Epidemic (click link below)
WCAX TV – Grant to Help Addiction Treatment in the Adirondacks (click link below)
LPCA Exhibit Showcases How Some Use Art for Healing (click link below)
In My opinion – Encourage Increased State Budget Resources to Battle Opioid Epidemic – Plattsburgh Press Republican / Bob Ross, St. Joseph’s CEO
The United States Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, issued a national advisory Thursday urging more Americans to keep on hand and learn how to use the drug naloxone, which can save the lives of people overdosing on opioids. Naloxone has already revived thousands of overdose victims as the opioid
Addiction is a disease not just of individuals, but of families and communities as well. National studies about addiction have shown that for each addicted person, seven other individuals are affected – family members, employers, health care professionals, law enforcement personnel, those in the criminal justice system, and so on.
Most of us enjoy a meal at least once a day, if not the recommended three times. Addicts typically do not. If you are obsessed with a substance, and compulsive about its use, eating is not a priority. Given ten-dollars and a choice between a meal and a fix, addicts
Every Monday night at eight o’clock some of the Rose Hill residents, along with members of the local recovery community meet for the Silver Dollar AA Meeting. Some nights turn out is relatively small, but that is okay because for some of our residents it is their first exposure to
At the end of the Rose Hill Adolescent Treatment Center’s drive, four clients and a counselor are gathered, even though it is only 7 degrees. As they shiver a bit in their winter jackets, one of the clients places a painted rock on the stone wall that lines the drive.
from the Wall Street Journal (12/28/17) Kamp, Jon Several New England states, including Massachusetts and Rhode Island, are on pace to record fewer opioid overdose deaths in 2017, compared with the year before. This follows years of fast-rising death tolls in the region. Several New England states, including Massachusetts and
Recently, Communications Director, Jim Grant, sat with CTO and HR Director, Katie Kirkpatrick, to discuss the 2017 Leadership Academy and learned the following: What is the Leadership Academy? The idea of the Leadership Academy began back in 2009 when I had the privilege to be mentored by the Executive Deputy
Two new peer support programs have been established by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), and endorsed by the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP). The first program offers people interested in becoming certified Peer Advocates with the opportunity to