The Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), has sent a letter to President Barack Obama and members of Congress expressing the disappointment of the organization and its 140 police and sheriffs departments and 250 addiction recovery and treatment centers in the removal of virtually all of the funding from the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016.”
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DOVER, Del. – Chief Paul M. Bernat announces that the Dover Police Department has partnered with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to establish the department’s addiction recovery program, the ANGEL Program. Dover Police Department is P.A.A.R.I.’s first partner in Delaware, marking the program’s expansion into 25 states nationwide.
P.A.A.R.I. is teaming with Adapt Pharma to provide Narcan to the organization’s police partner agencies.
The following letter was sent to the United States Congress Conference Committee: July 5, 2016 Dear Senators and Congresspersons, The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative is a network of over 140 police departments and 300 treatment centers. Our mission is to promote treatment, reduce stigma and aid in the opioid epidemic rather than to simply […]