Overdose Epidemic - Oct. 27, 2023
Mountain Lake PBS Mountain Lake Journal, Episode focused on the overdose epidemic in New York, particularly the rising threat of drugs laced with fentanyl and xylazine, leading to a record number of overdose deaths in the state in 2022.
Vanessa Capon, Assistant Director of Program Services participates on the panel discussion, also including Darin Perrotte, Chief of Police at Saranac Lake Police Department; Zachary Randolph, Associate Vice-President of Operations at St. Joseph’s Treatment and Recovery Centers in Saranac Lake; and Michael Carpenter, President and CEO of the MHAB Life Skills Campus in Plattsburgh.
First Narcan vending machine in state, outside of New York City - Oct. 24, 2023
Interviews Assistant Director of Program Services Vanessa Cappon along with others regarding the first Narcan vending machine in New York at Saranac Lake Police Department.
Free Narcan, no questions asked - Oct. 13, 2023
Narcan Distribution, Training Event - Sept. 16, 2023
New York hits all-time low of new HIV infections - June 27, 2023
LGBTQ+ group unveils new satellite office in the South End - June 22, 2023
Local alliance fights health care stigmas toward LGBTQ+ community - June 21, 2023
Fred Astaire Raising Money for Alliance for Positive Health - Jan. 19, 2023
WTEN's Stephanie Rivas and Christina Arangio interview Kim Atkins from The Alliance for Positive Health and Elizabeth Mask from Fred Astaire's Dance Studio.
United in the Fight Against AIDS - Dec. 1, 2022
Global Heroes, December 1, 2022
Advocates Say Work Against Stigma Continues - Dec. 1, 2022
Narcan Overdose Kits - Nov. 28, 2022
World AIDS Day - Nov. 18, 2022
The Eagle: A Times Union Podcast Alliance for Positive Health Executive Director B. Kim Atkins about this year’s World AIDS Day, how the COVID-19 pandemic affected those living with HIV in the Capital Region, and how the landscape of the AIDS epidemic has changed in the last 40 years.
The Alliance for Positive Change Uplifts New Yorkers - Aug. 12, 2022
Breaking Down the Barriers in Access to Care - Aug. 11, 2022
Global Heroes The Alliance For Positive Health combats the epidemics of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, opioid addiction, and mental health crises born out of poverty, stigma, and injustice.
The Alliance Provides Resources for Those with Addiction Issues
Plattsburgh Press Republican, September 3, 2021 - Needle exchanges, clinics, and other local programs help with addiction issues
Will New York Decriminalize Syringe Possession in 2021?
New York Focus, January 22, 2021 - Amid dramatic spikes in drug overdoses and HIV cases, legislators and public health professionals push for New York to decriminalize sterile syringes.
Warren and Washington Counties Form Opioids Task Force
NCPR News, Nov. 19, 2020 - Warren and Washington Counties have formed a task force to try and counter an increase in opioid use and overdoses in the Glens Falls region.