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A crackdown on underage drinking found 200 establishments selling to minors, and resulted in the arrest of 48 people for attempting to use fake IDs.
State agencies are partnering with the DEA and local law enforcement to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2018.
The new Women and Children's Residence in Albany has 16 treatment beds for women, with space to have their children stay with them during treatment.
The NYS Department of Health issued a statewide health advisory to medical facilities following severe bleeding cases related to synthetic marijuana in other states.
A new initiative will help teachers and coaches obtain flash drives with resources to use in conversations to address substance use disorder among young people.
The SBH Binghamton Evaluation Center, a new addiction treatment facility at the former Broome County Developmental Center, will offer 50 detox beds.
New efforts to combat the opioid epidemic include enhancing the Prescription Monitoring Program, expanding naloxone training, and expansions to the availability of detox services.