Client Story: Albany County, New York and the Opioid Crisis

Background

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy created the Albany County Opioid Task Force in 2016 to combat the opioid epidemic. The Task Force has brought together local leaders from public health, law enforcement, behavioral health, and the community to develop collaborative solutions to help individuals and families affected by opioid addiction and overdose.

Albany County Opioid Report

This interactive report & website explores how the opioid crisis is affecting Albany County, New York through demographic data around age, education, and race & ethnicity.

The content addresses data on various topics, from overdoses and hospitalizations to the availability of naloxone, a lifesaving medication used to treat overdose victims.

The Community Resources page included with this report contains information about numerous services and support programs in Albany County.

View the Albany County Opioid Report