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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…
New Bedford Man Revived After Overdosing in His Car
NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man who had apparently overdosed in his car now faces charges.
Police were called to the intersection of Hadley Street and Acushnet Avenue before 10 P.M. Wednesday for a report of a man possibly overdosing in a vehicle...
Massachusetts City Testing Public Narcan Stash Boxes
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts city is considering a proposal to create publicly accessible boxes containing Narcan, the medication used to counteract opioid overdoses.
Cambridge officials say a passer-by who found someone suffering from an overdose could administer the drug before medics ar…

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