GLOUCESTER — Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade is pleased to announce that five Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) recovery coaches have been sworn in as AmeriCorps members to contribute to the Boston Police Department’s addiction and recovery efforts.
P.A.A.R.I. and some of its partners, as well as Co-Chairmen John Rosenthal and Frederick Ryan, were recently featured in Politico Magazine for their work reinventing law enforcement’s role in responding to the nationwide opioid crisis. Thanks to @PaariUSA and many others, police are connecting people with #opioid addiction to treatment. https://t.co/hSKPl9yL84 — ONDCP (@ONDCP) June […]
ARLINGTON — Police Chief Frederick Ryan is proud to announce the release of a groundbreaking document aimed at guiding the actions and policies of police departments nationwide that are scrambling to respond to the opioid crisis. The work comes after a historic gathering of municipal police chiefs, policymakers and academic leaders from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg […]
On June 1, 2015 — 3 years ago today — the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative opened its doors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to anyone suffering from the disease of addiction, creating a non-arrest, stigma-free, and immediate pathway to treatment and recovery. This innovative program has helped more than 600 people enter treatment […]
P.A.A.R.I.’s partner agency in La Porte County, Indiana was recently featured on WSBT, a CBS television affiliate, for their Detox Now program. The program is modeled after the Gloucester ANGEL Initiative. To view the news clip, click here.
P.A.A.R.I. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office to roll out an opioid outreach initiative. For more information about the program, read the article featured in States Top Leading News by clicking here.