SUNY Upstate is bringing together medical experts to figure out ways to help those Central New Yorkers suffering from opioid and heroin addiction. A two-day symposium in Syracuse is delving into the multitude of issues and ways to prevent it altogether. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul says kids are often brought into the world with the problem, even locally.
“What troubles me about this Onondaga area, Syracuse and Central New York, is that you have the third highest rate of babies being born now addicted to these substances.”