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Mangano Offers Free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Lynbrook

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save lives by joining with the Lynbrook Mayor William J. Hendrick and Long Beach Reach outpatient counseling center to host a free Overdose … Continue reading

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Ed Mangano & Doc Gooden Team Up to Pitch Good Health and Overdose Prevention Initiatives to Residents

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and North Shore-LIJ Health System announced this week that former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, will return to his hometown of Nassau County on Saturday, August … Continue reading

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Mangano offers free lifesaving training

by Eden Laikin Carle Place School District officials have joined a growing list of schools in Nassau to host a free Narcan Training and Drug Abuse Awareness event, presented by County mental health and chemical dependency professionals. About 40 residents … Continue reading

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Mangano Hosts Minority Health Conference

by Eden Laikin Nassau County and Hofstra University co-hosted a Minority Health Conference on April 9 which included the presentation of health department awards to recognize residents who’ve contributed to the betterment of the minority community through healthy efforts. Nassau … Continue reading

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MANGANO REPS JOIN STATE TASK FORCE ON DRUG ABUSE

by Eden Laikin Representatives from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s office testified at a State Senate Task Force hearing this week on Heroin and Opioid Addiction. The hearing – the first of 12 to be held across the state – … Continue reading

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Drug Addiction Does Not Discriminate – The Real Truth

By Eden Laikin In addition to the more than 119 Nassau residents who died of Heroin and Opiate overdoses in 2013, Nassau police responded to at least another 821 non-fatal drug overdoses throughout the County last year – that’s an … Continue reading

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Mangano Announces Conference on Responses to Childhood Trauma

By Eden Laikin Childhood trauma – identifying and treating it, and finding pathways to healthier children – is the topic of Nassau County’s co-occurring conference this year, to be kicked off by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Dec. 6 … Continue reading

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