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Police Try New Database for Documenting Opioid Overdoses
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police in Massachusetts are testing a new database documenting opioid overdoses they hope will help departments share information in real time and get people into treatment.
The database was developed by criminal justice experts Sean Varano at Roger Williams University in Rhod…
EXCLUSIVE: Overdoses in New Bedford Nearly Doubled in 2016
NEW BEDFORD - Staggering totals as New Bedford Police release the number of opioid overdose calls they responded to in 2016. Last year, police reported a total of 679 overdoses, with 42 deaths resulting. That's nearly twice the amount of overdoses in 2015, when police responded to 389 overdoses…

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