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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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How to Save Lives with Naloxone Virtual Overdose Prevention Training: Drug Crisis in our Backyard, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will be offering a free virtual Zoom event on April 15, 2021 at 6:30PM with limited availability for participation. Naloxone is a prescription medicine, administered by injection or intranasal, that reverses an overdose by blocking heroin or other opioids in the nervous system for 30 to 90 minutes. The event will be through St. Vincent’s Hospital Westchester (website here) and in collaboration with CoveCare Center (website here).

You can register for the event by sending an email to: ssal@drugcrisisinourbackyard.com

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In early December 2020, Ken will be presenting to a virtual zoom class, the Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) Program at the Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Time to lace up your sneakers and run, or walk, for a good cause! The 2020 WMCHealth Stronger Together Virtual Walk/Run Series includes three virtual races this fall. In addition to the Evan Lieberman 5k and the Healing Half Marathon, we are hoping you will join us in participating in the Kyle Goldberg 10k. You can sign up today, choose your own course and race date, and challenge yourself while supporting care close to home. Prices vary depending on your preferred distance, and your registration fee will include a Medal, Dry Fit T-shirt, Printable Bib and Finisher Certificate. You can learn more about the series here, and sign up directly for Team Kyle here. Thank you for your continued support. We are virtually cheering you on!

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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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