The following was posted to the Scarborough, Maine Police Facebook page today: Niki at Portland Recovery Community Center has been doing follow up calls to Operation HOPE participants from last October through January. She has been getting very positive feedback so far. This is the message we just got from her…. “As of this morning, […]
Chief Campanello (right) stopped by the Scarborough Police Department Wednesday morning to check in with the Operation HOPE program. He also paid a visit too the Portland Recovery Community Center. Pictured at left is Scarborough Officer John Gill, the driving force behind Operation HOPE. Scarborough is fighting addiction against enormous odds in Maine, where insurance […]
A new STAT-Harvard poll illustrates overwhelming support for the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative and similar programs that have been implemented by police departments throughout the country to tackle the nation’s current opioid epidemic. The poll interviewed 1,011 randomly selected adults 18 and older from March 3-6. Results indicated that 80 percent of people surveyed support treatment over jail time for […]
Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill into law on Monday morning that will focus on addressing the state’s current opioid epidemic.
Nearly all people who used heroin also used at least 1 other drug. Most used at least 3 other drugs.
WASHINGTON – As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote later today, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) will hold a press conference today, Monday, Feb. 22 to discuss their opposition to the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).