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Horizon Health Services celebrated the expansion of its Recovery Center on Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.

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Public health officials are scurrying to gain a foothold on the opioid addiction crisis. The U.S. Surgeon General estimates 2.1 million Americans struggle with an opioid abuse disorder, creating a crush on treatment centers. Anne Constantino, president and CEO of Horizon Health Services, acknowledges the immensity of the challenge. She also sounds a hopeful note. "I see people getting better every day. I know the treatment works."


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Experts on the heroin and opioid epidemic testified before a State Senate Task Force, in Buffalo, on Wednesday.

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Senator Charles Schumer says Congress can reverse the skyrocketing rate of fatal drug overdoses by providing an infusion of funding.


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Concerns over teenagers abusing powdered alcohol has some state lawmakers pushing to ban its sale in New York.