GLOUCESTER — Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are extraordinarily pleased to announce that the organization’s roster, in less than 11 months, has burgeoned to 106 police departments in 24 states as law enforcement agencies nationwide have partnered with P.A.A.R.I. to help people suffering with the disease of addiction in their communities access treatment and begin to take back their lives.
STAT, a national publication focused on news about health, medicine and scientific discovery, reports that Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription pain killer OxyContin, filed opposition this week against the news source’s request to unseal documents related to how the company marketed its powerful opioid med
On Wednesday, May 4, John Rosenthal, co-founder of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) was a guest speaker at the Washington Post’s series on the country’s opioid crisis.
Washington, D.C. — The administration of President Barack Obama is honoring Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello today at the White House for his revolutionary ANGEL Initiative that works to combat drug addiction.
HARRISBURG, April 12 – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, praised the passage of H.B. 176, the first bill in the country to establish a framework for a statewide grant program to promote police-assisted addiction recovery programs. The bill now heads to the state Senate, where Frankel hopes it will be taken up quickly.
A new STAT-Harvard poll illustrates overwhelming support for the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative and similar programs that have been implemented by police departments throughout the country to tackle the nation’s current opioid epidemic. The poll interviewed 1,011 randomly selected adults 18 and older from March 3-6. Results indicated that 80 percent of people surveyed support treatment over jail time for […]