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The Kyle Goldberg Memorial Foundation has been created after his tragic death in July, 2004. Like many young adults, Kyle suffered from an addiction to drugs. Our family struggles to understand how a well adjusted, bright, energetic, athletic, and promising person could fall prey to the power of drugs.

It is with the establishment of this Memorial Foundation we hope to help other young adults who struggle with this problem.

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Partner with existing drug abuse organizations concentrating on young adults to provide education

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Partner with existing research efforts on the causes of drug abuse in young adults

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Distribute funds in the form of scholarships in memory of Kyle Goldberg

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The United States and Portugal, among many other countries worldwide, have struggled with how to solve the increasing problem of illicit drugs and drug addiction. In 2001, the U.S. and Portugal both took decisive action, but in complete opposite directions.

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On September 18, 2017 the Foundation held its annual charity golf outing at Fairview Country Club in Greenwich CT. It was a wonderful day. A full field of golfers teed off at 1PM and had the opportunity to donate additional funds at the 11th hole thanks to the long drive exhibition.

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On August 31st, 2017, the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County, in conjunction with Friends of Recovery Orange is hosting a Stand Together to Remember Candlelight service in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day at Village Square in Goshen at 7pm.

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The Opioid Conference at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY will be taking place on January 25, 2018. Speakers, agenda, and more details will be available soon.  Educational credits will be offered for attendance for professionals.

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RESOURCES

If you or someone you love are struggling with addiction, please visit any of these websites to get help.

Rockland Council on Alcohol and other Drug Dependencies (RCADD)

RCADD works closely with the Rockland County community and school systems to provide information, education, and assistance to those facing the disease of addiction.

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American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Visit this site for a wealth of information about addiction, including education, statistics, and sponsored events.

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Westchester Medical Center (WMC)

The hospital system is a premier partner with the Foundation and has worked closely to develop a joint seminar series focusing on issues related to addiction in young adults.

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