alcohol abuse

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Recovering addicts.  

A parent who lost a child to substance abuse.  

Onondaga County’s health commissioner.  

Drug counselors.  

Federal prosecutors.

 

  All will be on hand Wednesday evening for a substance abuse forum organized by three east side school districts.  It could be the first of many discussions on a growing epidemic.

Marie Heister

  September marks the beginning of recovery month, and Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare presented its clients with a challenge: paint their road to recovery.  The exhibit is now on display at its Recovery Festival of Arts Gallery.

  Maybe we need more team members to more effectively stop young people from abusing drugs and alcohol.  That’s the approach Terry Whitt of the Prevention Network is using to get more people involved.