Today, Acting Director Richard Baum of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Director Debbie Moak of the Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family hosted a press conference highlighting the Arizona Angel Initiative. The meeting with the press came after a series of National Drug Control Strategy consultation meetings with Arizona prevention, treatment, recovery, and law enforcement leaders.
Acting Director Baum, state and local leaders will talk about new law enforcement efforts to get people with addictive disorders the help they need
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.