Life-Saving Legislation Eases Up on Naloxone & Syringes

Naloxone bottles for opioid overdose reversal

The possession and sale of hypodermic needles and syringes have been decriminalized as part of a series of legislative changes approved on Tuesday by New York Governor Kathy Hochul. She hopes the measures will decrease the number of overdose deaths.  New York State currently pays for the distribution of millions of syringes every year through public health efforts. […]

Governor Hochul (NY) Secures 19 Million for OASAS

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New York’s Governor, Kathy Hochul, declared that the state successfully secured $19 million in federal grants via the SAPT Block Grant program for the upkeep of the addiction workforce in NY State.  Prevention, treatment, and recovery organizations licensed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) will obtain these funds towards the sustenance of […]