drug abuse

Dartmouth Drug Education Group Making Strides
Dartmouth's anti-drug education group says they're making great strides in their efforts against drug abuse in the area.
At Monday night's Dartmouth Select Board meeting, members of Community Offering Prevention and Education, or COPE, discussed their work so far since their creation..…
Mandatory Hospital Stay for Addicts? [POLL]
New Bedford City Councilor Debora Coelho, Chairperson of the Public Safety Committee is filing a motion to hold repeat drug abusers in the hospital for 24 hours, possibly against their will. Brian isn't for it. How about you?
Panel Finalizes Recommendations To Ease Drug Abuse
A state panel charged with finding ways to address Massachusetts' drug abuse epidemic is set to finalize its recommendations for Gov. Deval Patrick this week.
The 36-member Opiate Task Force is charged with recommending how to spend $20 million the governor has designated to improve addiction tr…