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For more than a quarter century, the Kids Escaping Drugs Renaissance Campus required young people trying to recover from addiction to stay on-site at all times in a residential program. The nonprofit agency didn’t have a reintegration program allowing residents a chance to go to school, work or volunteer off the West Seneca campus, and come back nightly to take stock of…

Erie County

Chris Walsh was once a graphic designer. He worked at an archaeology company, in tech support with Apple, and for more than a decade in the banking industry. But Walsh, who dabbled in social drug use since his teens, fell into drug dependence in 2009, after he was given a 30-day supply of Lortabs following surgery on his arm. His opioid addiction killed his job prospect…