BRIDGEWATER — Town Manager Michael Dutton and Bridgewater Council on Aging (COA) Director Emily Williams are pleased to share with the Bridgewater senior community a video produced with safety information from Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz.
EAST BRIDGEWATER — Town Administrator Brian S. Noble is pleased to report that the Town of East Bridgewater has received its first federal CARES Act reimbursement check to assist with purchases related to COVID-19 upgrades in town.
PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth County Outreach Advisory Board is pleased to announce several improvements to the official PCO website.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County report that since Dec. 1, the county has had 52 overdose incidents, seven of them being suspected fatal overdoses.
Plymouth County Outreach Selected as a Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion Mentor Program Site
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has been selected as a mentor site for The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Law Enforcement/First Responder Diversion Mentor Program.
PLYMOUTH — Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) Executive Director Allie Hunter is pleased to announce that P.A.A.R.I. has been awarded a $930,000 Integrative Behavioral Health grant by South Shore Health.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has released the data from its 2018 Annual Report, showing an 18 percent decrease in fatal overdoses and a 13 percent decrease in non-fatal overdoses in Plymouth County, compared to 2017.
Plymouth County Outreach Supports Bill to Provide Civilians Greater Access to Overdose-Reversing Medications
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) is supporting a bill filed last week that would allow law enforcement officers — in addition to medically trained personnel — to provide civilians with the overdose-reversing drug Narcan (naloxone) and train them on how to administer the drug.
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.
Chiefs from six Plymouth County police departments, which have formed a coalition to pool their resources have been awarded a grant by the state Department of Mental Health to improve the way law enforcement serve those suffering from mental illness.