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.”
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 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.
GLOUCESTER — John Rosenthal, 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 Covington Police Department, a P.A.A.R.I. partner, has seen a reduction in the city’s overall crime rat
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) and Gloucester ANGEL Initiative were recently featured in Boston Metro after the program was recently reviewed by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, spearheaded by researchers from Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Public Health, concluded that police-led placement programs greatly outweighed other methods of addiction treatment and placement.