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Free Opioid Overdose Prevention Training

May 15th, 2020

Overdoses are on the rise throughout Western New York. While overdoses have always been a reality in substance use treatment and recovery, during such a difficult time in our world, they are even more prominent with the stress of recent changes. Whether you or a loved one has or does struggle with substance use, or […]

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You can save a loved one from an overdose

November 14th, 2013

An overdose from opiates, such as herion or Oxycodone generally happens over the course of 1-3 hours.  During this time, the drug suppress the urge to breathe, therefore the breathing and heartbeat of the victim eventually stops. When someone you love is abusing opioids you might feel powerless.  And if the person refuses to get […]

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