P.A.A.R.I. was featured in a Salem News article, which you can read in full here. PAARI’s nationwide movement started right here in Essex County, Massachusetts. The statistics are still grim, and we all can get overwhelmed sometimes. But working together with partners like RIZE Massachusetts, the Evelyn Lilly Lutz Foundation, and many, many more amazing […]
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) is pleased to announce that it will hold its third annual National Law Enforcement Summit next week, with the U.S. Surgeon General and White House Drug Czar confirmed to speak.
PAARI is pleased to congratulate Chief John King and Milton Police Department for yesterday’s launch of Milton Cares overdose response team. Milton Police Department joins the movement of nearly 500 law enforcement agencies across the country who recognize that addiction is a disease not a crime that needs treatment, not jail. PAARI AmeriCorps Recovery Coach, Kurt Gerold, will be […]
A new in-depth feature in Yankee Magazine delves into how the national opioid crisis is having an especially acute effect on New England, and explores the work being done by P.A.A.R.I, the Gloucester Police Department and others to curtail the epidemic. The story looks beyond the numbers, focusing on the people on the front lines […]
In a Metro article published yesterday, Dr. Ken Duckworth of Blue Cross of Shield of Massachusetts recognized P.A.A.R.I. for its work in treatment and recovery as a key piece of the puzzle to ending the opioid epidemic.
PAARI AmeriCorps Member Kurt Gerold and PAARI law enforcement partners were featured in a documentary by Harbor Media, a community access station in Hingham, MA.