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Local forum takes aim at heroin

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Law enforcement, treatment providers and others at a forum on Wednesday called for increased funding for heroin treatment-related services and the simple recognition that heroin use has reached problem status everywhere. That money must go to prevention education efforts, as well as treatment of heroin addicts, including treatment of the long-term effects of heroin abuse, they said at the event at Hudson Valley Community College. Some speakers also called for uniform guidelines for insurance companies ...

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