Tag Archives: overdose prevention

Mangano Shines Light On New York’s 911 Good Samaritan Law

By Caitlin Kelly and Eden Laikin More than 150 concerned community members, families of those suffering from substance abuse, or whose loved ones lost their battles, and County officials joined together on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive … Continue reading

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MANGANO TO SHINE LIGHT ON NEW YORK’S GOOD SAMARITAN LAW

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislator Denise Ford and family members who lost loved ones to drug addiction – including the family of a Garden City resident who died after a friend declined to call 911 during an … Continue reading

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County and State Lawmakers Trained in Overdose Reversal Agent–Narcan

By Eden Laikin Two more lawmakers joined the hundreds of citizens now trained and equipped to save the life of someone overdosing on Heroin or prescription pain pills – and they also received practical information on how to help that … Continue reading

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Mangano to Shine Light on New York’s 911 Good Samaritan Law

 Offers a Series of Free Life-Saving Seminars to Family Members of Those Struggling with Substance Abuse Mineola, NY – In an effort to support family members of those struggling with substance abuse and to help save lives, Nassau County Executive … Continue reading

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Mangano Supports Bill That Will Increase Access to Life-Saving Medication

By Eden Laikin The State Senate this week voted unanimously for a bill that would vastly expand access to a life-saving medication called naloxone (Narcan), which can prevent overdose deaths involving heroin and prescription opioids, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano … Continue reading

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NASSAU OFFICIALS PARTICIPATE IN DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION EFFORTS IN LONG BEACH

Nassau County officials yesterday joined with members of the Long Beach Police Department for a roundtable discussion on the Heroin and pain pill epidemic, which has claimed the lives of 12 residents in the City by the Sea since January … Continue reading

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Nassau Officials Attend Long Beach Rally to Fight Heroin Abuse

By Eden Laikin More than 50 concerned Long Beach residents came together today to discuss a plan of attack on the Heroin abuse crisis, days after 2 members of the community died of drug overdoses. Some attendees spoke about their … Continue reading

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MANGANO OFFERS NARCAN TRAINING TO FAMILY MEMBERS OF THOSE STRUGGLING WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents over age 18 to become trained overdose prevention responders, with a simple and informative 90-minute lesson and a free life-saving kit. County substance abuse professionals will teach attendees how … Continue reading

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Mangano Announces Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention Programs for Red Ribbon Week

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is partnering with various Nassau school districts, PTA’s and Adelphi University to bring drug abuse awareness and life-saving presentations to the attention of parents, students and staff as part of National Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23rd-31st.  The presentations … Continue reading

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Nassau County’s Largest ever Health & Wellness Fair

By Eden Laikin Meet several of the players from Nassau’s newest professional sports team, the Cosmos; then take an exercise or Yoga class, perhaps; or join in on a healthy cooking demonstration. Participate in all these activities and more – … Continue reading

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