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  • 90% Agree: Current Opioid Crisis Worse than Previous Crises

    Part IV of Four-Part Siena College Poll: What Do We Believe? What Do We Support?
    Conducted as part of the Prescription for Progress*

    90% Agree: Current Opioid Crisis Worse than Previous Crises

    Most Say Addiction a Disease, Abuse a Sign of Untreated Mental Health Problems & Drug Companies Must be Held Responsible

    Public Supports Prescription Monitoring, Punishing MD’s that Over-Prescribe, Needle Exchange Programs, Improving Access to Meds like Methadone; Oppose Supervised Injection Sites

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  • Only 24% of NY’ers Get 8 or More Hours of Sleep; Nearly Half - 6 or Less

    Only 24% of NY’ers Get 8 or More Hours of Sleep; Nearly Half - 6 or Less
    42% Drink Coffee Everyday; Over Half Check into the Digital World within 1st Waking Hour; 75% Check E-mail, Texts, Social Media Every Day
    Laughing Out Loud, Thinking About Money & Doing Something Nice for Others are
    Part of Daily Habits for At Least 6 in 10 New Yorkers
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  • 24% of NY’ers Prescribed Opioids in Last Two Years

    24% of NY’ers Prescribed Opioids in Last Two Years; Doctors told Half of Risks, Pharmacists Warned 42%

    Large Majority Did NOT Finish Script; 40% Did NOT Dispose of Pills

    Nearly 20% Know Someone that Pursued Treatment; Barriers include Insurance Payments, Length of Treatment, Poor Follow-up, Space
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