Nearly $2M going toward addiction recovery services: Kaplan

Originally published in The Island Now on April 15, 2019.

The New York state budget includes nearly $2 million to fund initiatives in Nassau County combatting an opioid and substance abuse epidemic, including an array of recovery services, state Sen. Anna Kaplan (D-Great Neck) said last Friday.

Officials said the budget provides $350,000 in funding for a Thrive Recovery Center in Westbury, $600,000 for peer-to-peer programs, and $1 million for Recovery High School programming....Read more at