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Mangano Invites All LI Residents to Learn About Nassau’s Newest Recovery Program

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites all Long Island residents to come and learn about Nassau’s newest and successful treatment program for those who are dependent on heroin or pain pills, by attending one of the … Continue reading

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Nassau Gives Dozens Suffering with Substance Use Disorder, a Shot at Life

By Eden Laikin As Nassau County’s Shot at Life (Vivitrol) program to treat heroin and pain pill addiction completes its 2nd year, an in-house study of dozens of participants found that 68% stopped abusing opioids and stayed drug-free for at … Continue reading

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Nassau County Offers Help for Recovery from Heroin​ Addiction

  Nassau County hosted its first ever Bi-County Recovery Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, August 26th at Einsenhower Park- kicking off National Recovery Month in September. Hundreds of Long Islanders attended the event, which brought together more than 70 recovery-related … Continue reading

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Mangano to Sponsor Drug Prevention Workshop

Citing a 52% increase in prescription drug and heroin related deaths from 2010 to 2011, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is hosting a Drug Treatment, Prevention and Education Workshop on Wednesday, April 18th at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center … Continue reading

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Mangano Announces Installation of Prescription Drug Disposal Bins

(L-R): Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Police Commissioner Thomas V. Dale; Chief of Department Steven Skrynecki   Mineola, New York – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was today joined by Acting Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Dale to … Continue reading

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Continuing the Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

EDITORIAL: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano The collective efforts of local committees and task forces, who are combating the potentially deadly prescription drug abuse crisis, provide me confidence that we can stop the abuse of pharmaceuticals. There has been … Continue reading

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