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Connections Are Stronger Than Addiction

'Connections' campaign to remind New Yorkers of the importance of social support in the fight against addiction.
Public Health
COVID-19 News
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York State is here to provide resources, guidance, and support for individuals, families, and providers who are navigating the pandemic. While practicing social distancing to keep the infection rate low and save lives, stay connected with your recovery and each other. Addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services are still available remotely via phone/video or from a safe distance in person amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recent Actions

Upcoming training events and webinars including opioid overdose prevention trainings in how to recognize and respond to an overdose with naloxone.

New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports
Arlene González-Sánchez, Commissioner

Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez, MS, LMSW, was appointed Commissioner of the then New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Jan. 3, 2011. Commissioner González-Sánchez has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of behavioral health services administration, health policy development, and medical research. Under the Commissioner’s leadership, OASAS works to realize her vision for transforming the current system of care for individuals with substance use disorders into a comprehensive, patient-centered and family-focused system.
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Funding
Procurement Opportunities
Search our list of available funding opportunities for not-for-profit organizations, local governmental units, and other businesses to support a comprehensive system of addiction services.