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Posted on: September 11, 2023

New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Mount Morris

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GENESEO, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2023 – Commissioner Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, of the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports, will be on hand to answer questions and meet with the public as part of a Town Hall Meeting from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 in Mount Morris.

The Town Hall will focus on prevention, treatment, harm reduction and recovery services that address substance use disorder.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask Commissioner Cunningham questions and provide commentary related to existing services, barriers to accessing care, gaps in programming, innovative approaches to meeting needs and other pressing priorities and concerns facing communities, including those within Livingston County.

"Commissioner Cunningham's visit highlights her concern for rural areas of New York State and her desire to learn how our communities are affected by substance use disorders,” stated Kristen Fisher, Livingston County’s Director of Community Services.   “I hope that community members whose lives have been touched by substance use disorders will take advantage of this opportunity to meet the Commissioner and share any concerns and best hopes for the future of recovery in Livingston County."

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Livingston County Department of Social Services located at 1 Murray Hill Drive, Mount Morris, N.Y. 14510.   Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP via email to Diana Morano no later than Tuesday, September 12.

Learn more about the various programs and initiatives being implemented to combat substance use disorder by visiting the Office of Addiction Services and Supports’ website.

About Livingston County:
 Founded in 1821, Livingston County, N.Y., is comprised of more than 61,000 residents in 17 towns located across 631 square miles of the Finger Lakes region.

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