Friday, February 20, 2015

Gov. Baker Unveils Plan to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

The Boston Herald, February 19, 2015

"BOSTON — Calling drug addiction a public health emergency, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take to combat abuse of heroin and prescription drugs, including the release of county-by-county data on opiate addiction.

Speaking at Hope House, a treatment center in Boston, Baker also announced the formation of a 16-member task force assigned to formulate a statewide strategy for dealing with addiction, treatment and recovery. The group will hold several public meetings and submit recommendations in May." Read More.

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