What’s New at St. Joseph’s

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  • The 2019 90 Miler!

    The 2019 90 Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic traced the historic “Highway of the Adirondacks” this past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with 275 boats beginning the event in Old Forge and concluding the race at the boat launch on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake where hundreds of spectators welcomed home some 500 finishers, including three boats from St. Joseph’s.

  • Senator Charles Schumer Visits St. Joseph’s

    Senator Charles Schumer arrived at St. Joseph’s on Wednesday, September 4 to learn more about the opioid epidemic, and how the Federal government can help with providing additional funding for treatment.

Kevin Shea – Adirondack Daily Enterprise
SARANAC LAKE — It often goes heroin, overdose, doctors and then recovery, but a new 24/7 Open Access Center hopes to add necessary middlemen to the process.
Across the parking lot, only a few hundred feet from the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake sits the temporary site for the Open Access Center, run by St. Joseph’s Addiction and Recovery Centers, which has other addiction recovery, in-patient and out-patient sites around the state. It will be in operation for several months until the new building, which will also have a 10-bed detox center and out-patient services upon completion. A $3.3 million grant from the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services will allow for the renovation of the new site.
OASAS offered grants to organizations in 10 regions in the state to open these kinds of facilities. St. Joseph’s was the recipient in the North Country …

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