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.
PHOENIX — John Rosenthal, chairman of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), is pleased to announce that Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan and P.A.A.R.I. Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade traveled to Arizona yesterday to speak about P.A.A.R.I., to attend the signing of an executive order that places a limit on first-time drug prescriptions, and to assist the Phoenix Police Department as it implements its own addiction recovery initiative.
GLOUCESTER — Chairman John Rosenthal is pleased to announce that the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) has been featured in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services’ (COPS Office) publication, Building Successful Partnerships between Law Enforcement and Public Health Agencies to Address Opioid Use.
GLOUCESTER — The distribution and proliferation of lifesaving Nacan is key to the mission of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative, and today Chairman John Rosenthal and the board of directors are lauding a vote of the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS), which has changed its policies governing the dosages of Nasal Narcan that may be carried by law enforcement officers.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Chief Harold Bickmore is pleased to announce that the Ellsworth Police Department has partnered with Healthy Acadia, other Hancock County law enforcement partners and the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative to begin their addiction recovery program, Project Hope (Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort).
LONGMONT, Colo. — Public Safety Chief Mike Butler is pleased to announce that the Longmont Police Department has partnered with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative to begin an addiction recovery program.