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. John Rosenthal, Co-founder & Chairman 186 Main Street Gloucester, MA 01930 Chatham Police Department Peter Volkmann, Chief of Police 77 Main Street Chatham, NY 12037 For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Media Contact: John Guilfoil Phone: 617-993-0003 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Chatham, New York Police Department Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of P.A.A.R.I. Addiction Recovery Initiative CHATHAM, […]
P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to announce the start of an exciting two-year project funded by a grant from the Evelyn Lilly Lutz Foundation.
Overview: In June 2015, after a series of overdose deaths, the Gloucester Police Department launched the Angel Initiative, which promised that anyone voluntarily walking into the police station to request help would be immediately helped, not arrested, regardless of their city of residence and their insurance status. The Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) […]
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative and its law enforcement partners are praising Adapt Pharma on the ease of use of the company’s 4 mg single-step naloxone spray. Last July, Adapt Pharma donated 10,000 doses of the lifesaving overdose reversal drug to P.A.A.R.I. for distribution to its law enforcement partners. Two human factor studies […]
More than three dozen Maryland public safety providers are pleased to announce the launch of the Safe Stations program, in partnership with the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I)