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 the Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN) has joined P.A.A.R.I. to offer addiction recovery resources to its 10 member communities.
In a four-part segment, WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle featured the Gloucester Angel Initiative and how it has grown over the last two years. The program detailed the background of the Angel Initiative and how the City of Gloucester has been hit particularly hard by the opioid epidemic. Steve Lesnikoski, the first participant in Gloucester’s ANGEL […]
P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to announce that the Gloucester Angel Initiative will be featured on WCVB’s Chronicle at 7:30 p.m. this evening. The airing comes just after the Angel Initiative celebrated its two year anniversary at the beginning of June. The show will also be live streamed on wcvb.com/chronicle.
A group of P.A.A.R.I. law enforcement leaders and associates traveled to New York today for a Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Conference “Responding to the Opioid Epidemic.”
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) is pleased to announce that Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade attended the first-ever National Deflection Summit this week, which focused on law enforcement initiatives around the country to combat the opioid crisis, and the partnerships formed with mental and behavioral health organizations.
P.A.A.R.I. was recently featured in a Boston Globe article highlighting the successes of the program as well as the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative.