WASHINGTON – As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote later today, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) will hold a press conference today, Monday, Feb. 22 to discuss their opposition to the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
GROTON, C.T. — Town Police Chief Louis Fusaro Jr. and City Police Chief Thomas Davoren are pleased to announce that the Groton Police Departments have joined the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) to expand the Groton Addiction Assistance Initiative.
The Gloucester ANGEL Initiative was featured in the Boston Globe on Feb. 19. Gloucester state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante has filed a bill, An Act relative to persons seeking drug addiction treatment, which is now before the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee, to help those suffering with the disease of addiction.
On Feb. 11, Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello spoke to Boston Public Radio about his department’s ANGEL initiative. Campanello talked about his motivation behind creating the program, the progress police have made since its launch, and more. To listen to the full interview, click here.
EAST BRIDGEWATER — Police Chief John Cowan is pleased to announce the EB HOPE Substance Abuse Drop-In Center sessions have yielded positive results since initiation this fall.
Lauren Rainbow, an embedded social worker with the Everett Police Department in Washington, shared the story of two P.A.A.R.I. participants who have received treatment through Bella Monte Recovery Center in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Read their stories here.