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Group Rallys to Raise Awareness

HUDSON — A group of Columbia County residents rallied in Seventh Street Park on Friday to raise awareness about fentanyl overdoses. The event was held as part of a national community outreach day organized by the Association of People Against …

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CGAC Partners with Greenville Rotary

Greeneville Rotary Club is partnering with the Columbia-Greene Addiction Coalition to provide addiction education, local statistics, Narcan training, and answers to common questions. The event will take place at the Greenville Library on Saturday, May 18 at 6 p.m.  

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CGAC Supports Narcan Vending Machine

First OD Reversal Drug Vending Machine Opens in the Twin Counties “We can never have too much harm reduction, its critical to address the overdose crisis we continue to see in our region”

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Addiction Coalition looks at ways to be more visible

  Addiction Coalition looks at ways to be more visible    

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New Nonprofit Raises Awareness

HUDSON – “I’m excited to see where this goes,” said Hannah Calhoun, executive director of the newly-incorporated Columbia-Greene Addiction Coalition (CGAC), on April 28. “I hope to get individuals from the community involved.” The CGAC is a “multi stake holder …

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Area brace for influx of ‘Zombie Drug’

CGAC supports testing for Fentanyl & Xylazine Area braces for influx of ‘Zombie Drug’  

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How One Community is Pursuing an Opioid Court to Address the Overdose Epidemic

By Eleni Vlachos December 15, 2021   An interview with Joshua Powell, the Project Manager for the HEALing Communities Study in Greene County, NY, about the forthcoming Opioid Court.   One day, at Greene County Department of Social Services Commissioner …

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The HEALing Communities Study takes to the Road

“The HEALing Communities Study continues to fund and support Greene County initiatives and orgaizations dedicated to addressing and reducing the impact of opioid-related overdoses in our communities,” said HCS Community Engagement Facilitator Ellen Boyle. “Collaboration between Twin County Recovery Services …

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Counties team up to battle opioid epidemic

In Columbia and Greene counties, they are working on a new plan to battle the opioid epidemic.

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