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Mangano Cites 8% Decrease in Overdose Deaths so far in 2017

By Eden Laikin Nassau County has seen 8% fewer overdose deaths this year, over the same time last year – according to Police Department reports; those records also show an 8% increase in overdose reversals, or lives saved with Narcan, … Continue reading

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Slight Decrease in Nassau Deaths from Heroin and other Opiates

By Eden Laikin The number of fatal overdoses in Nassau County appears to be decreasing slightly since 2016, and more residents are being saved with the opioid overdose antidote, Narcan, this year – records show. According to Nassau County Police … Continue reading

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