Today marks the launch of our Recovery Coach program with the Essex County Sheriff’s Department. The risk of opioid overdose death following incarceration is 56 times higher than for the general public and the first month is someone is released is when they are most at risk for fatal overdose. Contributing factors are social isolation […]
One of P.A.A.R.I.’s law enforcement partners, the Berea Police Department in Ohio, was featured in an article earlier this year for the great work they do to help people get into treatment programs. Patrolman Dave Kammerman is one of the officers assisting people through the department’s Safe Passages program and says that it has changed […]
So proud to share this Boston Globe profile on our very own Steve Lesnikoski. Steve was the first participant of the Gloucester Police Department just over two years ago. Now he’s working at P.A.A.R.I. and using his inspiring story to help people struggling with addiction.
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 […]
The Nashville, North Carolina Police Department’s HOPE Initiative was featured in a video segment on CNN yesterday.
GLOUCESTER — John Rosenthal, Co-founder and Chairman of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade are pleased to announce that the Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN) has joined P.A.A.R.I. to offer addiction recovery resources to its 10 member communities.