GLOUCESTER — Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I) Co-Founder and Chairman John Rosenthal and Executive Director Allie Hunter McDade are pleased to announce that P.A.A.R.I. has partnered with the City of Gloucester to place 4 mg doses of Narcan in public buildings.
WAKEFIELD — Superintendent David DiBarri announces that two speakers from Teen Challenge New Hampshire spoke to students at Northeast Metro Tech about how opioid addiction has affected their lives.
MELROSE — Chief Michael Lyle and Kathleen Guevara from the Melrose Substance Abuse Coalition announce that the Melrose Police Department will host its March community meeting on nasal Naloxone (Narcan) and how to use the life-saving opioid reversal drug.
WAKEFIELD — Superintendent David DiBarri is pleased to announce that eight Northeast Metro Tech students attended the New Hampshire Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness last week.
EAST BRIDGEWATER — Chief Scott Allen and East Bridgewater Help Outreach Prevention Education (EB HOPE) Director Susan Silva are pleased to announce that Lauren White will join EB HOPE as a part-time Operations Administrator.
NEWPORT — Chief Seth DiSanto reports that the Newport Police Department, along with Vermont State Police and the Vermont Intelligence Center, will host a forum to discuss the opioid crisis in Vermont this week.
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.
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.
BEDFORD – Chief Robert Bongiorno is pleased to announce that the Bedford Police Department has collected approximately 300 pounds of drugs in the past six months in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Drug Take Back Days.
CONCORD – Chief Joseph O’Connor is pleased to announce that, as part of the Central Middlesex Police Partnership, the Concord Police Department, along with Concord Carlisle Regional High School (CCHS), Concord Carlisle Youth Services and the Center for Parents and Teachers, will be hosting a community viewing of the film “If Only” next month.