In an editorial published by the New York Times on Sept. 30, P.A.A.R.I. is featured as one of the eight steps that should be taken to combat opioid addiction.
GLOUCESTER — John Rosenthal, co-founder and chairman of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade are pleased to announce that Steve Lesnikoski — the first person to go through the Gloucester Angel Initiative — is P.A.A.R.I.’s new Care Advocate and
GLOUCESTER — Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I) Co-Founder and Chairman John Rosenthal and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade are pleased to announce that P.A.A.R.I. has partnered with the City of Gloucester to place 4 mg doses of Narcan in public buildings.
During a ceremony at the State House on Monday, June 5, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network honored Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade with a Young Professional Award. The event coincided with MNN’s annual Nonprofit Awareness Day.
What an amazing two years it has been! Since June 2015, P.A.A.R.I. has grown into a national movement of law enforcement agencies who believe in treatment over arrest and incarceration. We have placed more than 550 people into treatment through the Gloucester ANGEL Program alone and more than 10,000 individuals in total through our partners across the country.
On Wednesday, April 19, P.A.A.R.I. Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade joined U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for a roundtable conversation on the nation’s current opioid epidemic.