Two Opioid Task Force Drop-In Centers Coming Up in New Bedford
If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid addiction, the Greater New Bedford Opioid Task Force drop-in center is available to provide assistance and support. The drop-in center will be open from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 22 at the Pilgrim United Church at 634 Purchase Street...
New Bedford Forum to Help Individuals and Families Struggling with Addiction
State Representative Antonio Cabral is hosting a public forum Thursday night at the Whaling Museum to help citizens learn how to combat opioid addiction. Rep. Cabral will be joined by members of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and a panel of experts, including New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and representatives from organizations such as Seven Hills Behavioral Health and Pos
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 with 25 deaths...

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