ACH participates in Heroin Awareness Walk

Posted on: 10/21/2015

On Saturday October 10th, staff from ACH’s ER and Behavioral Health Unit participated in a community-wide Heroin Awareness Walk designed to call attention to the heroin epidemic that has claimed, and continues to claim, the lives of many residents of Cayuga County and the nation. ACH’s BHU Nurse Manager, Robin Tangredi, RN,BS,CASAC noted that over 300 community members participated in the Walk that had as its theme “Cayuga County Cares – Help, Hope and Healing.” Additionally, Neal Greacen RN, BSN, Administrative Director of Emergency Services stated that the scourge of heroin addiction continues to be seen in the continually increasing numbers of overdoses seen in our ER. Community wide action is necessary to combat this epidemic and ACH will continue to play a key role in responding to this crisis.

In the first photo is Neal Greacen and his wife. In the second photo is Brianne Raftis (BHU activities therapist), Dannielle Rowland (BHU team leader), Robin Tangredi, Mark Rowland and Emma Rowland.

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