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According to various reports from the federal government, substance abuse among older adults is a growing problem in this country.
Last week the Reporter had a front-page story on a vigil to recognize the “opioid crisis” on Long Island. What’s not totally recognized is how the problem is affecting seniors. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island DARE graduates, with instructor, Police Officer Walter Richards. Front row, from left, Catherine Ramos, Olivia Overstreet, Riley Renault, Jerry Card, Emmett Cummings, Valeria Reyes and Darla Kolmogorova. Back row, Alexandra Brush, Morgan Watrous, Emma Martinez, Lily Page, Anabella Springer, Francis Reagan and Dayla Reyes.
DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program participants from Shelter Island School’s 5th and 7th grades had graduation ceremonies on April 1. (more…)