2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Reducing Opioid Overdose Deaths: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Responses

Let us address the epidemiology of overdose deaths in New York City. Like cities and states around the United States, New York City is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. In 2016, someone died every seven hours of an overdose in New York City, resulting in 1,374 confirmed deaths. More New...

Addressing the Opioid Crisis in New York City

Like communities and cities across the country, New York City (NYC) has experienced increasing deaths from overdoses due to opioids, which include both opioid analgesics (prescription painkillers) heroin. In NYC, opioid overdoses are the leading cause of deaths from accidental injuries and a...