January 11, 2012
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Letter to Editor: The Face of an Addict

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Dr. Audrey Freshman, current director of Continuing Education and Professional Development at Adelphi University, School of Social Work, submitted a letter to the Garden City Patch on addiction.

January 11, 2012

Why does it take the pharmacy murders to call attention to the ongoing death toll of opiate addiction on Long Island?

Do we not see the face of the addict as belonging to “one of our own” and only identify with the scourge in the form of the innocent bystander?

» Read the full piece in the Garden City Patch

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