Experts: Treatment Must Improve For Heroin, Opioid AbuseThe opioid addiction crisis is claiming lives around the country, and the Tri-State Area has been hit particularly hard.
Some Moviegoers Excited, Some Shy As They Flock To See '50 Shades Of Grey'Swarms of moviegoers flocked to theaters for the release of “50 Shades of Grey” Friday, as the movie opened to uneven reviews.
More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring TakedownSuffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.
MTA Police To Be Armed With Heroin Overdose Antidote Under NY AG's EffortIt's expected the more than 650 MTA officers on the job across 5,000 square miles and 14 counties in New York and Connecticut will carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan.
Expert: L.I. Teens Taking Handfuls Of Drugs At Random At PartiesAuthorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called "Skittles" drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.
Organizers Of L.I. Summit Say FDA Should Decide Merits Of Medical Marijuana, Not StatesDr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Executive Director of LICADD, said he doesn't believe in legalizing medical pot and thinks it will hurt the majority of New Yorkers.
L.I. Officials Dealing With 'Perfect Storm' Of Teen Substance Abuse Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, director of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, is now seeing anguish and heartbreak after numbers keep increasing and resources continue to dwindle.
N.Y. High School To Double As Drug Rehab ClinicFirst there was the heroin explosion plaguing the suburbs and killing kids. Now one Long Island school district has devised a plan, the first of its kind, to get its addicted students help.