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OASAS Airs New 30-Minute Special To Highlight Ongoing Efforts To Address the Impact of Opioids and the Overdose Epidemic on New Yorkers

June 4, 2024 - June 4, 2025

OASAS has produced a new 30-minute special TV presentation “Addiction: The Next Step” will began to air on stations across the state during the week of May 12th, highlighting the impact the opioid and overdose epidemic has had on New York State, and the steps OASAS is taking to address this crisis. 

The new special features real stories of several New Yorkers, including 19-year-old Paige Gibbons who died after overdosing on a counterfeit pill that contained fentanyl without her knowledge. It also includes personal stories of other New Yorkers who have benefitted from OASAS services, and information about how to access scholarships for those interested in a career in addiction services.”


Addiction: The Next Step


June 4
June 4, 2025