Senate Empowers New Yorkers To Combat Opioid Abuse And Overdoses

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:44

The Senate today will pass a series of legislation to combat the opioid epidemic affecting communities across New York State. The series of bills will fight opioid abuse and addiction by providing additional resources to those fighting and recovering from this disease. Specifically, the legislation will encourage and monitor the distribution and use of opioid antagonists, expand Medication Assisted Treatment Programs, increase access to abuse-deterrent drugs, and establish a pilot program for Infant Recovery Centers.

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