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MANGANO OFFERS FREE LIFESAVING OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR IN MASSAPEQUA

To help save lives and combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a free Overdose Prevention Seminar will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Our Lady of … Continue reading

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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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