Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law on Monday morning that will focus on addressing the state’s current opioid epidemic.
Nearly all people who used heroin also used at least 1 other drug. Most used at least 3 other drugs.
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).
NEWTON and NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello and John Rosenthal, co-founders of The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), are pleased to announce that College Recovery has joined the growing list of treatment centers that have partnered with P.A.A.R.I. to offer addiction recovery services to program participants.
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.