In an article titled, “State’s fishing fleet confronts an opioid problem,” the Boston Globe highlights the Gloucester fishing industry’s push to be better equipped to handle the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Below is a letter from a real participant in the Scarborough, Maine Operation HOPE initiative. Since inception, Operation HOPE has placed more than 240 people directly into treatment.
Approximately 40 fishermen attended a course Friday, which included a segment where they learned how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose, including how to administer nasal Narcan. The training is part of a larger partnership between P.A.A.R.I. and Gloucester’s fishing community aimed at raising awareness on opioid addiction and providing vital nasal naloxone […]
The City of Gloucester and P.A.A.R.I. will offer CPR, first aid and nasal naloxone training to commercial fisherman tomorrow morning.
WASHINGTON — The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) is pleased to announce that Co-founder and Chairman John Rosenthal and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade led a contingent of law enforcement leaders on a trip to Washington, D.C. this morning to participate in a roundtable discussion with six U.S. Senators about the importance of continued affordable access to treatment for those suffering from a substance use disorder.
Seven police departments in Lake County, Ill. have joined P.A.A.R.I. with their expansive countywide addiction recovery program.