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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Newsday: Islanders' Matt Martin records PSA to fight heroin crisis

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After Nassau DA Madeline Singas reached out to team for assistance, Isles brought students to game as part of Singas' initiative.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

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

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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.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

WABC: Heroin epidemic hitting families hard

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Stacey Sager reports on one family's struggle in Nassau County, Long Island

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

NY Times: ‘The Numbers Are So Staggering.’ Overdose Deaths Set a Record Last Year.

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A class of synthetic drugs has replaced heroin in many major American drug markets, ushering in a more deadly phase of the opioid epidemic.

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Newsday: Cocaine-heroin ring operating on LI taken down, Nassau DA says

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“We collaborated with law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions to make sure we crushed these supply chains.”

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

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

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

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