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Gov. Cuomo Announces Crackdown on Opioid Abuse

Posted on 10/13/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Gov. Mario Cuomo -- joined by Catholic Charities Staten Island CEO Vincent Ignizio and fellow leaders -- visited Staten Island, the epicenter of New York City’s opioid storm, to introduce at Catholic Charities in Mt. Loretto a major crackdown in the battle against opioid abuse.

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Opioid Addiction, Heroin Epidemic Archdiocesan Response Team

Orange County, NY: Epicenter of Heroin Addiction

Posted on 09/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Teams Up During Recovery Month to Reduce Its Toll

Ninety-six pinwheels representing the deaths of 96 people who lost their battles with addiction last year alone were placed yesterday, September 7, 2017, on the lawn of...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Recovery Month

10 Top Ways to Keep Families Together

Posted on 08/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

When Addiction or Illness Could Tear Them Apart

Alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health issues torment individuals and can tear apart their families.

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Heroin Addiction Charted in Your Neighborhood

Posted on 06/8/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Check Out This Just-Released Data & How Catholic Charities is Battling Back

Just-released data reveals striking developments in how heroin is hurting your neighborhood.  Here in the Archdiocese of New York– Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten...

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County.Heroin Epidemic Archdiocesan Response Team, New York State Department of Health

Newburgh Outlaws Tobacco Shops Near Schools; Cuts Teen Smoking in Half

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Find Out How 

Amazingly, teen smoking along with the easy purchase of drug paraphernalia at local tobacco shops has been slashed by more than 50-percent in just over a year in the struggling upstate town...

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Filed under: Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Heroin Spikes in Suburbs

Posted on 08/9/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share



Heroin overdoses are flaring out of control in New York’s northern suburbs and Catholic Charities is fighting back. 

Heroin All the Time

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Filed under: Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged, Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Tags: Heroin, substance abuse, Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan County