PLYMOUTH — The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County report that between Monday, April 20 and Thursday, April 30, Plymouth County Outreach has documented 38 overdoses, with 11 being fatal suspected overdoses, more overdoses than usual.
The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.), in conjunction with John Moriarty and Associates, Meredith Management, Gerding Edlen and Nuveen, launched a first of its kind Recovery Friendly Worksite on Friday at the Fenway Center Project located at 771 Beacon St in Boston.
Chief Mark W. Dubois and the Maynard Police Department are urgently seeking to call attention to resources in town available for those suffering from substance use disorders, particularly those using opioids
Chief Scott Allen and the police chiefs of the Plymouth County SUDs Outreach Network are seeking to warn residents about a recent increase in drug overdoses throughout the region.
Chief Russell Kleber reports that the Athol Police Department has responded to three drug overdoses over the course of the last 24 hours.
Mayor Donna D. Holaday announces that she has joined with 27 mayors from across Massachusetts to push for a federal law change to allow the Drug Enforcement Agency to pursue inappropriate wholesale prescription drug distribution, which fuels the opioid addiction epidemic that has afflicted cities throughout the Commonwealth and across the country.
The Arlington Police and Fire Departments responded and resuscitated a man after he apparently overdosed on opioids and crashed his vehicle.
Whitman Hanson WILL organization, in conjunction with South Shore Hospital and Duval’s Pharmacy, is hosting a Naloxone Sim Lab event to teach those suffering from substance use disorders, their families, and loved ones how to administer potentially lifesaving Narcan in the event of an overdose.
Methuen Police Department will be hosting the second annual Community Addiction Resource Engagement Services Vigil in honor of Overdose Awareness Day
Whitman officails warning residents about the dangers of carfentanil after samples recently seized in Massachusetts tested positive for the deadly opioid.