Monthly Archives: May 2011

Small Group Discussions in Rhinebeck High School

May 17th Megan Barbera, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker/Therapist, will facilitate a disucssion with 8-12 students in grades nine & eleven.  This is a follow up to the student survey conducted last year. Topics to help focus the discussion will include: what … Continue reading

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Pain Med Abuse Up by 40% in New York from 2002-2009

By Join Together Staff | May 13, 2011 | The rate of misuse of prescription pain medications jumped 40 percent in New York City from 2002 to 2009, according to the city’s Health Department. The department found that 4 percent … Continue reading

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Opiate Epedemic

Expense of opiates may be leading to the spike in heroin use, which is far cheaper and easily accessible. See the full article here. http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/addiction/ohio-report-rise-in-opioid-prescriptions-may-be-leading-to-spike-in-heroin-use?utm_source=Join+Together+Daily&utm_campaign=ed645ac8d4-JT+Daily+News%3A++Florida+%22Pill+Mill%22+Bill+Passes…&utm_medium=email

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