Melissa Weimer, DO, MCR, has joined St. Peter’s Health Partners as chief of behavioral health and addiction medicine for the system’s Acute Care Albany division. [...]
The Times Union spoke recently with several local experts about addiction in an article focusing on the announcement from Senate Republican Majority Leader John Flanagan that he was seeking help for alcohol dependency. [...]
June in the Capital Region means high school graduation time, with weekends full of ceremony, laughter and even a few tears. For students and parents alike it is an emotional, memorable time. However, after-parties marred by alcohol and drug use can make the occasion memorable for the wrong reasons. [...]
After-parties are often part of the graduation ritual, but exercise caution -- they have the potential to be marred by alcohol and drug use, violence and other negative outcomes.