P.A.A.R.I. cofounder and chair John Rosenthal today had an opinion piece published in the Boston Globe calling attention to the 100,306 Americans who died of drug overdoses from April 2020 to April 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed the overdose epidemic. An excerpt: There have been and continue to be effective treatments, such asmethadone, buprenorphine, […]
P.A.A.R.I. Travels to Maine for Successful Pop-Up Event in South Portland
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – P.A.A.R.I. Executive Director Allie Hunter traveled to Maine on Thursday for a pop-up event to call attention to the availability and importance of lifesaving resources for those suffering from substance use disorders including NARCAN, fentanyl test strips and community programs for those suffering and their families.
PERF Daily Critical Issues Report: PAARI Fentanyl test strip program and other strategies for reducing opioid overdoses
For today’s Daily Report, PERF Executive Director Chuck Wexler spoke with four police officials from Massachusetts and Maine about their harm reduction strategies for reducing opioid overdoses, including the distribution of fentanyl test strips, which individuals can use to detect the presence of fentanyl in their drugs. These four agencies are part of a program organized […]
P.A.A.R.I. is Hiring for Two Open Positions
P.A.A.R.I. is seeking motivated individuals for two roles: A part-time executive assistant supporting P.A.A.R.I. directly and a full-time hub manager who will guide the implementation of a hub model in Plymouth County, Mass.
P.A.A.R.I.’s One2One: Engagement to Recovery Initiative Featured in The Jewish Journal
P.A.A.R.I.’s recent announcement of grant funding to support fatal overdose prevention efforts in Massachusetts and Maine was recently featured in The Jewish Journal. P.A.A.R.I. has been awarded a $149,173 grant from the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA, the University of Baltimore and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Combating Opioid Overdose through Community-Level Intervention (COOCLI) grant program. […]
Fundraiser: PAARI Hoodies, Pullovers & T-Shirts On Sale Now
Buy Gear to Save Lives & Increase Access to Treatment & Recovery Amid COVID-19 People with substance use disorders are more vulnerable than ever amid COVID-19 and overdoses are on the rise. Get a cozy, super soft hoodie, pullover or t-shirt today to help save lives and expand access to treatment and recovery. A portion […]
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