Overdose Awareness Day
August 31 marks Overdose Awareness Day. The overdose crisis has reached historic levels: 2,668 people died of drug overdoses in 2021, a 78 percent increase since 2019. To combat the crisis, New Yorkers need access to compassionate and impactful services—like those offered at ICL’s Hope and Recovery Center, an outpatient substance use disorder treatment and recovery program at our East New York Health HUB.
The Center’s team provides evidence-based interventions to meet each individual’s needs and goals. Clients can access overdose-prevention training, medication-assisted treatment, counseling services, and more.