Last year, the Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments, as well as the Annapolis Police and Fire Departments have joined together in a local effort to combat a nationwide problem by opening the doors of their combined 38 stations as drop-in centers for individuals seeking help recovering from opioid addiction. “Safe Stations” is modeled […]
PAARI AmeriCorps: Host Site Call for Applications 2018-2019 Program Year The Police Assisted Addiction & Recovery Initiative (PAARI) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help law enforcement agencies nationwide create non-arrest pathways to treatment and recovery. Founded alongside the groundbreaking Gloucester Police Department Angel Initiative in June 2015, PAARI has been a driving […]
P.A.A.R.I. and some of its partners, as well as Co-Chairmen John Rosenthal and Frederick Ryan, were recently featured in Politico Magazine for their work reinventing law enforcement’s role in responding to the nationwide opioid crisis. Thanks to @PaariUSA and many others, police are connecting people with #opioid addiction to treatment. https://t.co/hSKPl9yL84 — ONDCP (@ONDCP) June […]
ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan is proud to announce the release of a groundbreaking document aimed at guiding the actions and policies of police departments nationwide that are scrambling to respond to the opioid crisis. The work comes after a historic gathering of municipal police chiefs, policymakers and academic leaders from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg […]
On June 1, 2015 — 3 years ago today — the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative opened its doors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to anyone suffering from the disease of addiction, creating a non-arrest, stigma-free, and immediate pathway to treatment and recovery. This innovative program has helped more than 600 people enter treatment […]
Once again, we are pleased to have one of Boston’s best comedian Dave Russo and friends for a comedy night to help raise funds in memory of Stephenie Jesi.