While the U.S. Senate has delayed voting on the new health care bill until after the July 4 recess, law enforcement partners are encouraged to call their Senator tomorrow, June 28, and urge them to vote “no” on the healthcare repeal bill. Changes to Medicaid will make it harder for people with a substance abuse […]
In a four-part segment, WCVB Channel 5’s Chronicle featured the Gloucester Angel Initiative and how it has grown over the last two years. The program detailed the background of the Angel Initiative and how the City of Gloucester has been hit particularly hard by the opioid epidemic. Steve Lesnikoski, the first participant in Gloucester’s ANGEL […]
P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to announce that the Gloucester Angel Initiative will be featured on WCVB’s Chronicle at 7:30 p.m. this evening. The airing comes just after the Angel Initiative celebrated its two year anniversary at the beginning of June. The show will also be live streamed on wcvb.com/chronicle.
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 […]
During a ceremony at the State House on Monday, June 5, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network honored Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade with a Young Professional Award. The event coincided with MNN’s annual Nonprofit Awareness Day.
What an amazing two years it has been! Since June 2015, P.A.A.R.I. has grown into a national movement of law enforcement agencies who believe in treatment over arrest and incarceration. We have placed more than 550 people into treatment through the Gloucester ANGEL Program alone and more than 10,000 individuals in total through our partners across the country.