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Mangano Offers First Bilingual Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Hempstead

By Eden Laikin Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs, invite residents to attend the County’s first free Bilingual Overdose Prevention Workshop with Naloxone (Narcan) training, on Friday, Dec. 8, … Continue reading

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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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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Roslyn

Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton will join with Port Washington Police and St. Francis Hospital to invite residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 7pm-9pm … Continue reading

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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Farmingdale

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Monday, Sept. 25th from 7pm-9pm at Farmingdale High School, located at 150 Lincoln Street. Attendees will be trained to administer Naloxone, … Continue reading

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Mangano Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today recognized International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held on August 31st each year, aimed at raising awareness to the fact that the tragedy of overdose deaths is preventable. On … Continue reading

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Mangano Announces Student Poster Contest for Substance Abuse Awareness Month

Mineola, NY – In recognition of Substance Abuse Awareness Month in September, and to continue raising awareness of prevention, treatment and recovery initiatives, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites children ages 12-15 to participate in a poster contest highlighting … Continue reading

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Attention School Nurses: Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Training Available on July 13th

By Eden Laikin Mineola, NY – Building on prior initiatives to train school nurses to administer the lifesaving overdose reversal antidote Naloxone, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites school nurses and residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop … Continue reading

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