Recently released data suggest that, after decreasing in 2018, drug overdose deaths in the United States rose in 2019 and have continued to increase this year as the pandemic has increased isolation and disrupted access to treatment efforts. To get some insights on what is happening, PERF Executive Director Chuck Wexler interviewed Allie Hunter of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative. […]
Each month, our team of PAARI Recovery Corps Members share a short write up of the month’s activities. We’re pleased to share David Toto’s write up for July 2020 to give you an inside look of what it’s like to be a Recovery Corps Member, especially during COVID-19. David serves as a Recovery Coach with […]
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 […]