Opioid Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The opioid crisis during the COVID pandemic has been getting worse both in the city and in the nation. Given our progress in reducing overdose deaths in recent years, this result is very disappointing.  Researchers suggest that stressors associated with COVID-19, including trauma from economic instability, social isolation and grief, as well as limited access to treatment, have contributed to …

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Case Dismissals

Drug Enforcement Administration agents and NYPD officers raided a methamphetamine conversion lab in a month, the…