BOSTON — Co-Founder and Chairman of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) John Rosenthal and Executive Director Allie Hunter are pleased to announce that P.A.A.R.I.’s National Recovery Corps is more than doubling in size for its 2020-2021 program year.
Each month, our team of PAARI Recovery Corps Members share a short write up of the month’s activities. We’re pleased to share Elizabeth Ma’s write up for June 2020 to give you an inside look of what it’s like to be a Recovery Corps Member, especially during COVID-19. Elizabeth is serving as a Program Development […]
Amid COVID-19, people with substance use disorders are more vulnerable than ever, and overdoses are on the rise in many communities. Police efforts responding to overdoses and providing pathways to treatment and recovery has never been more important. In our newest roll call video, we’ll walk through a scenario that shows how you might utilize […]
Boston-based nonprofits named finalists for award recognizing excellence in nonprofit innovation BOSTON, MA (May 28, 2020) The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN) announced that Boston-based nonprofits the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), English for New Bostonians (ENB), and the Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) have been selected as finalists for the 2020 Nonprofit Excellence […]
We are pleased to invite you to join a teleconference briefing with White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director James Carroll on Wednesday May 27th at 3PM ET. This will be a unique opportunity to hear from Director Carroll and exchange ideas about police-led recovery initiatives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Space is limited […]
Winthrop Police Department is one of 11 police departments participating in a pilot project to utilize fentanyl test strips as a new tool to engage people with opioid use disorder and help prevent overdose deaths. We are in extraordinary times. Every day we hear words like unprecedented, historic, and unbelievable as descriptors for the current state of affairs. […]