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...

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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...

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2 schools work with GCASA to step up drug prevention efforts

By Tom Rivers for Orleans Hub 'We're trying to prevent kids from using the drugs that are killing people." Two school districts have increased the presence of prevention educators from the Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. read full...

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Stigma about addiction keeps many from seeking help

Stigma about addiction keeps many from seeking help

Medina – Tom Rivers – Cody Crane urged his Medina classmates to educate themselves about the dangers of addiction, and say no to popping pills, underage drinking and drugs.

Crane, a senior at Medina, worked with GCASA to put on a two-hour forum about the opioid epidemic on Tuesday evening.

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GCASA gets final city approval for methadone clinic

GCASA gets final city approval for methadone clinic

Outreach will continue to modernize local opinions about the opioid and heroin crisis, along with methadone as a treatment, GCASA Executive Director John Bennett said after a planned Batavia clinic received final city approval Tuesday.

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Attacking the opioid epidemic

Attacking the opioid epidemic

BATAVIA — An additional treatment for opioid addictions is a step away from coming to the city. Executive Director John Bennett said the Genesee-Orleans Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse is aiming to open an addition to its East Main Street facility in April. It...

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