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Lawrence Police Department to Equip All Officers with Nasal Narcan

Lawrence Police Department to Equip All Officers with Nasal Narcan

LAWRENCE – Chief James Fitzpatrick is pleased to report that the Lawrence Police Department will now carry nasal Naloxone (Narcan) in an effort to save lives when responding to reported drug overdoses. The department will receive a $35,000 grant from the Department of Public Health to train, equip and outfit all Lawrence police officers with the life-saving drug.

P.A.A.R.I. Attends Signing of 21st Century Cures Act at White House

P.A.A.R.I. Attends Signing of 21st Century Cures Act at White House

WASHINGTON and GLOUCESTER — Allie Hunter McDade, Executive Director of the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), is pleased to announce that P.A.A.R.I. Co-founder and Chairman John Rosenthal attended the signing of the 21st Century Cures Act in Washington, D.C. today after being invited by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.