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Horizon Health Services

Horizon Health Services is Western New York’s largest provider of mental health and substance use disorder recovery support services.  They offer inpatient and outpatient counseling services, medically supervised detox and withdrawal, psychiatry, and medication assisted treatment for opioid dependence.

If you or someone you know is struggling with prescription painkiller or other opioid addiction please call the patient support services team at (716) 831-1800.

Govenor Cuomo’s Task Force to Combat Heroin

In efforts to end the heroin and opioid crisis in New York, Governor Cuomo announced the launch of a statewide Heroin Task Force. The group, comprised of healthcare providers, policy advocates, educators, parents and New Yorkers in recovery, will build on the state’s previous efforts and use their expertise and first-hand experience to develop a comprehensive action plan to combat the state’s opioid epidemic. The Task Force will focus immediately on expanding awareness of heroin opioid addiction; enhance statewide prevention efforts; increase access to treatment; and improve support for those in recovery. (Source: New York State)

Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse provides services to promote and support the health and wellness of individuals, families and communities through education and intervention.

Crisis Services of Buffalo

Crisis Services is dedicated to promoting the health and safety of the community through prevention, education, and access to community wide resources that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Outpatient Drug Abuse Treatment Centers – Erie County

Erie County has several outpatient drug abuse centers that can provide the help and support you or your loved ones need for your recovery process.  Click on the link above to locate an outpatient drug abuse treatment center near you.

Drug Drop Off Sites

Lists of where you can drop off controlled substances, needles, and other Rx drugs — no questions asked.

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