New York’s Opioid Crisis In-Depth:

HEROIN USE ON STATEN ISLAND: Detox, Rehab, Relapse, Repeat – NEW INITIATIVES BUT NO QUICK FIX


Listen to the 3rd chapter in a weekly podcast series by Groundtruth, called DETOX, REHAB, RELAPSE, REPEAT: NEW INITIATIVES BUT NO QUICK FIX

by, May 18, 2017, By Nicole Lewis

“Over the past several years, Staten Island has competed with the Bronx for the highest rate of overdose deaths from heroin and other opiates in New York City. To respond to the crisis on Staten Island, community leaders have pioneered new ways to help people get into treatment. But despite their efforts, people keep dying.”


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