Dr. Abigail Herron testifies at U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on fentanyl
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Dr. Abigail Herron testifies at U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on fentanyl

May 30, 2024

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Institute’s Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Dr. Abigail Herron, DO, served as an expert panelist at a U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing about the fentanyl crisis. Dr. Herron spoke...

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Sign up for a Harm Reduction Training on Zoom

April 29, 2024

The Institute will offer virtual harm reduction trainings on Zoom for our New York City and Hudson Valley community members. The training lasts around 30 minutes and will cover how to use naloxone (Narcan)...

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The Institute will offer two free Overdose Responder Trainings online to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

August 28, 2023

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health joins a global community in acknowledging International Overdose Awareness Day. Since 2001, this annual campaign has marked the last day in August as a time when...

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Naloxone approved for over-the-counter sale in pharmacies nationwide

April 27, 2023

Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is now FDA-approved for sale over the counter in pharmacies nationwide. You will now be able to find naloxone at your local pharmacy, available without a prescription. Naloxone is...

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Virtual Narcan trainings on Zoom scheduled for June

June 22, 2022

The Institute will offer two virtual Narcan trainings on Zoom for our New York City and Hudson Valley community members. Participants can also have a free Narcan kit mailed to them after they have...

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The Institute will offer free online Overdose Responder Trainings to mark International Overdose Awareness Day

August 27, 2021

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health will join a global community in acknowledging International Overdose Awareness Day. Since 2001, this annual campaign has marked the last day in August as a time...

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“What is a care navigator?” A Q&A with Katie Bierlein

“What is a care navigator?” A Q&A with Katie Bierlein

May 28, 2021

Have you ever been referred to a care navigator? Their job is to help patients find the care resources they need to manage certain medical and/or behavioral health conditions. Katie Bierlein, one of the...

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Virtual Narcan Training on Zoom on Friday, May 21 from 1:00-2:00pm

May 12, 2021

On Friday, May 21, from 1:00-2:00pm, the Institute will collaborate with the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer a Narcan training via Zoom, where participants will learn how to prevent overdose....

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Are you struggling with opioid use? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help.

March 31, 2021

Do you or a loved one struggle with pain pills, heroin, or fentanyl? Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) can help. Each person has a personal path to recovery from opioid use disorder. Treatment with...

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The Institute joins the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer virtual Narcan training

January 22, 2021

On Friday, January 29, from 1:00-2:00pm, the Institute will collaborate with the New Paltz Opioid Prevention and Response Team to offer a Narcan training via Zoom, where participants will learn how to prevent overdose....

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