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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Sunday, January 4, 2015
By Cheryl Juaire Guest Columnist - The MetroWest Daily News
Photo Caption: Corey Merrill, in happier times: As a baby, with his mother, top right, and then-girlfriend, Melissa O'Brien, and with his newborn daughter, Faith. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS
Little did I know as I he...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Emily Sweeney BOSTON GLOBE STAFF
Photo Caption: Two males were found dead of apparent overdoses in a hallway at 18 Lattimore Court in Boston on Saturday. Dina Rudick/BOSTON GLOBE STAFF
The Boston Housing Authority plans to evict a tenant who lives in the Boston ap...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
In Demand in Clinics and on the Street, ‘Bupe’ Can Be a Savior or a Menace
By Deborah Sontag
The New York Times
Photo Caption: After two years of buprenorphine treatment, Shawn Schneider has rebounded from a self-destructive addiction to painkillers.Leslye Davis/The New...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Milton J. Valencia
Boston Globe Staff
Photo Caption: Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants addressed the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Bench-Bar Symposium on Thursday.
The head of the state’s highest court called for an end to mandatory minimum senten...
Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Kevin Cullen
Photo Caption: A New England Aquarium whale watch boat traveled under the Long Island Bridge.
BOSTON — It was about 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon when the five nurses and six aides working at Andrew House on Long Island got their first...
Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Meghan E. Irons and Andrew Ryan
BOSTON — Mayor Martin J. Walsh pledged Friday to restore the 63-year-old Long Island Bridge and reopen the link to...
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), co-founded by Patrick Kennedy, organizes broad coalition and responds to recent legalization editorial
By Kevin Sabet
WASHINGTON- Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), a nonpartisan alliance of lawmaker...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Some say inpatient stays are ineffective.
By Felice J. Freyer
Photo Caption: Paul Kusiak of Beverly played with his grandson, Sam, while sitting with his two sons, Jared (left) and Jason.
Paul Kusiak calls it “our family’s personal 9/11.” His two sons...
National Recovery Month 2016
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Pot shops next to toy stores? That’s the future a new ad paints
Young people going undercover in war on drugs
Saturday, December 5, 2015
PLYMOUTH POLICE: Initiative seeks to get addicts into treatment immediately after overdoses
Taunton Mayor Wants School Nurses To Carry Narcan
Thursday, December 3, 2015
How Big Pharma Gave America Its Heroin Problem
Monday, November 30, 2015
Senator Pushes For $600 Million Response To Heroin Epidemic
Monday, November 23, 2015
TSRI scientists awarded $1.6 million grant to bring heroin vaccine closer to the clinic
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Addiction Treatment and Prevention, the Topic at NEAD Family Dinner
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
State Without StigMA: Stephanie’s Story
Tuesday, November 10, 2015