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Laree Farrell-Lincoln seemed to have a bright future in store. She was a cheerleader, a talented artist and an honor student at Colonie High School in the sprawling Albany County suburb, family members recalled. She pushed herself to graduate early and was awarded an advance Regents diploma at the age of 16. She was spunky and free-spirited, with a knack for energizing any room she entered. But she also had her demons — one of ...

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December 22, 2013
12:23 p.m.

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It seems that talking is all that is being done. My son stayed clean for 14 years and then started using again while in Saratoga County Jail. He documented it all so it's not a lie. How did he get it? No one even visited him. Please you tell me. He died in October. Two days before his death he went to Ellis Hospital from an overdose. Even though I told them he was bipolar they wouldn't keep him. Although I desperately tried to get him help there was no one willing to help. My son was 40 years old and brilliant. What happened/ Why is there no help for people with mental problems and addictions.