Rockland County Crisis Center teams up with police to tackle heroin overdose trend

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The Rockland County Crisis Center has teamed up with law enforcement to stop the trend of heroin overdoses seen in the past few weeks.

Officials in Rockland announced a lethal batch of heroin has been circulating the area causing seven overdoses so far. Two of the men who overdosed were from Rockland County. The staff at the crisis center says heroin returning to the suburbs is a national trend.

The center has a 24-hour crisis hotline to help those with substance abuse. To contact the Rockland Crisis Center hotline call 845-364-2200.

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