The Gloucester Police Department and P.A.A.R.I. have begun a new outreach effort by paying follow-up visits to victims of nonfatal overdoses.
Archives for August 2017
Law enforcement officials like us are on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. That is why we had hoped that the President would invoke the federal public health emergency law as his Commission on the opioid crisis recommended. Declaring a formal public health emergency is much more than a symbolic recognition of reality. It […]
P.A.A.R.I. will receive a three-year grant from the Massachusetts Service Alliance that will place 25 AmeriCorps members into service at police departments.
P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to congratulate the Sussex County Community Law Enforcement Addiction Recovery (C.L.E.A.R.) Program on its one-year anniversary and the success of the initiative since it began. Since July 2016, 147 people have contacted C.L.E.A.R. for information or assistance with substance abuse treatment. As a result, 46 people struggling with addiction have been connected […]