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.
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.
Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello was on the front page of today’s edition of the New York Times. The in-depth feature profiles the Gloucester ANGEL Program after reporter Katharine Seelye spent several months following Chief Campanello through his daily operations and his travels across the country working with those struggling with the disease of addiction, […]
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The City of Everett, Wash. is in the process of creating an addiction outreach program and formalizing a partnership with P.A.A.R.I. Today, the EPD Social Worker, Lauren Rainbow, blogged about an early success story with a person suffering from addiction who came to the police department. We got involved and helped place the person into […]