LOCAL GOV

(photo: Ashley Biviano) BROOME COUNTY NY – Addiction treatment services in Broome County were officially expanded Thursday with the opening of the Syracuse Behavioral Health Binghamton Evaluation Center.  This facility is the first in Broome County

(photo: wesa.fm)  PITTSBURGH – With more than 650 drug fatalities in 2017, Allegheny County broke the record for fatal overdoses set the previous year, which in turn broke the record established in 2015. “The deaths

(photo: 13wham.com) ROCHESTER NY – Monroe County is offering new ways to train people in preventing and counteracting overdoses from heroin and other opioids. (WHAM photo) Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – Monroe County is offering new

(image-wect.com) WILMINGTON, NC – Wilmington City Council will meet Tuesday night to discuss items relating to heroin/opioid abuse and land development codes related to the proposed development The Avenue. The city will consider a resolution to establish a

(courtesy of wifr.com) A grant through the Winnebago County Health Department could be the key to saving a lot of lives. It allows the Rockford Fire Department to give people Narcan and overdose treatment training.

(courtesy of wickedlocal.com) MASSACHESETTS – Danvers selectmen have chosen to wait until a future meeting to decide whether or not the town should add its name to a national consortium of cities and towns suing