An Account of Westchester's Opioid Addiction

Our county weighs in on the opioid crisis.


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1. Are you or is someone you know afflicted with an opioid addiction?

Read the Feature: Westchester Has an Opioid Problem — What Do We Do Now?


2. Are there any local experts, facilities, or treatment centers you would recommend to others?

Suggestions: St. Christopher’s Inn, St. Vincent’s Hospital Maxwell, Arms Acres

 

3. Do you think Westchester County has ample support systems for those suffering with addiction? Please explain your answer in the text box provided.

Comments:

“There’s not enough resources to help. Also they should put the cart before the horse and educate…youth…about the dangers.”

 

“I don’t know much about the resources available, but the growth of the epidemic speaks for itself.”

 

“This county handles these kinds of problems quietly behind closed doors. There’s too much stigma and shame for people experiencing these problems to find an open community of support other than typical 12-step programs.”

 

 

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