Heroin Prevention Task Force

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    NPR: Fentanyl Surpasses Heroin As Drug Most Often Involved In Deadly Overdoses

    Fentanyl is now the drug most frequently involved in overdose deaths in the U.S., according to a National Vital Statistics System report published Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the article...
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    WABC: Heroin epidemic hitting families hard

    Stacey Sager reports on one family's struggle in Nassau County, Long Island Watch the story...
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    NY Times: ‘The Numbers Are So Staggering.’ Overdose Deaths Set a Record Last Year.

    A class of synthetic drugs has replaced heroin in many major American drug markets, ushering in a more deadly phase of the opioid epidemic. Read the article...
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    Newsday: Cocaine-heroin ring operating on LI taken down, Nassau DA says

    “We collaborated with law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions to make sure we crushed these supply chains.” Read the article...
  5. Teen Boy Preparing to Use Heroin Intravenously

    PIX 11: The Hooked Generation: Fighting the opioid crisis on the front lines

    DA Singas spoke with Pix 11 to share what the NCDA is doing to combat drug use on Long Island. Additional Info...