On Wednesday, April 19, P.A.A.R.I. Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade joined U.S. Sen. Ed Markey for a roundtable conversation on the nation’s current opioid epidemic.
In an article titled, “State’s fishing fleet confronts an opioid problem,” the Boston Globe highlights the Gloucester fishing industry’s push to be better equipped to handle the nation’s opioid epidemic.
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.”
Below is a letter from a real participant in the Scarborough, Maine Operation HOPE initiative. Since inception, Operation HOPE has placed more than 240 people directly into treatment.
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 City of Gloucester and P.A.A.R.I. will offer CPR, first aid and nasal naloxone training to commercial fisherman tomorrow morning.