Addiction

International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2020

Today, August 31, we recognize International Overdose Awareness Day. Raising awareness of addiction and the toll it takes on our colleagues and community has never been more important as we continue to confront the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

WRGB: Doctor Weighs in on Overdose Spike

May 29, 2020

WRGB/CBS6 interviewed Jason Kirby, D.O.. MBA, medical director of addiction and recovery services at St. Peter's Health Partners, for its story on a recent spate of drug overdoses in the Capital Region. Dr. Kirby stressed that help is available for those struggling with addiction.  [...]

WTEN: As Shutdown Persists, Substance Abuse on the Rise

May 27, 2020

Jason Kirby, D.O., MBA, was interviewed by WTEN/News 10 for its story on the rise of substance abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Kirby discussed how St. Peter's Health Partners is using telemedicine to reach patients and help them continue, or begin, their recovery. [...]

WNYT: Keeping Connected Important for People in Addiction Recovery

April 3, 2020

It's critical that people in addiction recovery stay connected, but the COVID-19 pandemic is making this particularly challenging. WNYT's Benita Zahn speaks to Jason Kirby, D.O, MBA, medical director for addiction services at St. Peter's Health Partners, about ways on how people in recovery can stay the course. [...]

WNYT: Health Beat – Alcoholism

April 15, 2019

Frank Babich, PA, with St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center, appeared on WNYT's Health Beat with Benita Zahn to discuss alcohol use and abuse. [...]
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