Residents, first responders connect at National Night Out

Residents, first responders connect at National Night Out

By Tom Rivers, Editor, Orleans Hub, Posted 8 August 2018 ALBION – Residents get a close look at a Mercy Flight helicopter on Tuesday during the fourth annual National Night Out in Orleans County. About 1,000 people attended the event, which provided a chance to...
GCASA’s Methadone Treatment will open August 13th.

GCASA’s Methadone Treatment will open August 13th.

BATAVIA — Patients will be able to receive methadone to treat their drug addictions with the opening of the new Opioid Treatment Program on Aug. 13, Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse officials said in a news release. For the full story, click...

Summer opening expected for methadone clinic in Batavia

By Brian Quinn for The Daily News – BATAVIA — When he was asked how long the area has needed a methadone clinic, a clinic expected to be ready in the next three to four months, John Bennett simply said, “It’s going to save lives.” Bennett, executive director at...

GCASA releases Orleans drug survey results

By Virginia Kropf for The Daily News ALBION — GCASA had exciting news to share in their fight to combat addiction in Orleans County, project director Pat Crowley announced at the February meeting of Orleans United Drug Free Communities Coalition. read full...

Survey of students in Orleans shows drop in alcohol, tobacco use

By Tom Rivers for Orleans Hub Albion – Alcohol  and tobacco use among students in grades 7 through 12 has seen a big drop in the past 12 years, according to a survey of 1,450 students this fall, although their perceptions about risk are also down, especially...