Harrowing tales at Onteora drug forum

A contentious point of debate came during the forum held by the Onteora Central School District at its Middle/High School auditorium February 10, when the question arose — what is the right way to treat an addict and what are the right services?

The conclusion? There is no perfect way, nor just one way.

Panelist Kasandra Quednau, one of the founders of Rt. 212 Coalition that is also holding community meetings to combat the problem in the community, said for her, hitting rock bottom was jail time...and it worked. She said jail is not for everyone, and for others . . .

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