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May 3, 2017: Connect NY, Dope But No Hope Part 1

A special presentation of Connect: NY Dope but no Hope. We will explore New York’s struggle with drug addiction – the size of the epidemic, who is getting addicted, and why people without economic resources suffer in ways that others may not. We have 4 experts on the panel:
• Professor Dessa Bergen-Cico is a Fellow of the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders and an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at Syracuse University
Dr. Indu Gupta is the Onondaga County Health Commissioner & co-chair of the Onondaga County Drug Task force
• Alexis Pleus is a mother who lost her son to drug addiction and founder of the non-profit organization TruthPharm, Inc., which works to raise awareness around and reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorders.
• Stephanie Campbell is the New York Acting Executive Director of “Friends of Recovery”

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