Category: News

DEA Hosts National Drug Take Back Day

4/21/2021 | According to the Centers For Disease Control…….

Local police to host drug take back

4/20/2021 | Several police agencies will be participating in DEA National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday 4/24 from 10am until 2pm.  

Police: Fake oxycodone pills were fentanyl

4/5/2021 | POLICE:  Fake oxycodone pills were fentanyl…..

Narcan March Madness Community Outreach

3/8/2021 | Overdoses in Columbia & Greene Counties started dramatically increasing at the onset of COVID-19.

Sheriff launches new mental health & substance use referral program

1/29/2021 | Columbia County NY Sheriff’s Office launced a new referral program to help local individuals get access to mental health and addiction treatment services…….


01/21/2021 | Columbia County has seen several non-fatal overdoses in the last 24 hours…….

Greener Pathways Program Combating Opioid Addiction Throughout Pandemic

1/7/2021 | Parked in downtown Hudson for a few hours Wednesday afternoon, the mobile team at the Columbia-Greene Counties Greener Pathways program……….

In devastating year, essential workers got us through

12/30/2020 | Few people experienced the COVID-19 pandemic like essential workers experienced it.  The health care workers, grocery clerks, convenience store cashiers, gas station attendants and public transportation workers…….

Drug deaths in Saratoga, Rensselaer counties almost doubled during coronavirus pandemic

12/11/2020 | For the first time in over two decades, rising drug overdoses in the Capital Region and across the nation showed signs of slowing last year.   It was a rare bit of good news…..

Twin Counties remember those lost to addiction

9/1/2020 | Mindful of physical distancing requirements, the recovery resources in the Twin Counties shifted gears Monday and made their annual vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day virtual………