Massachusetts Fentanyl Crisis Sparks Governor to Action

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Massachusetts Arms Itself Against Fentanyl Overdoses As the Massachusetts fentanyl crisis continues to deliver overdoses and death across the state, Governor Baker is urging legislators to take action. As reported by the Lowell Sun, Gov. Charlie Baker highlighted state advancements in fighting the opioid epidemic and the battle he’s undertaking to ensure fentanyl and carfentanil dealers are prosecuted to… Read More

No One Brings A Casserole When Your Child Is An Addict

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In Natick, MA – Addiction Can Be A Lonely Place In Natick, Massachusetts, residents are slowly addressing the opioid crisis using a variety of public health approaches rather than simply stigmatizing users and their families. As reported in the Natick Wicked Local, author Peter Golden provided a clear-sighted overview of how the opioid crisis has been impacting Natick,… Read More

20 Overdoses In 3 Days: Lowell, Mass Is Slammed

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Town Is Struck by Flood of Overdoses Lowell, Massachusetts is reeling from 20 overdoses in just 3 days. Fortunately, authorities using a new tracking software were able to save everyone. As reported by 25 News, Lowell emergency responders are dealing with an alarming spike of overdoses this weekend – 20 overdoses were reported in just three days. None… Read More

Overdose Deaths Decline In Massachusetts

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Overdose Deaths Decline In Massachusetts While many states such as Ohio and Pennsylvania saw a staggering increase in the number of overdose deaths last year, Massachusetts actually recorded a sizable decline. As reported by The Telegram of Worcester, the number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts fell an estimated 8.3 percent from 2016 to 2017, marking the first… Read More