substance abuse

'COPE' 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..…
Substance Abuse Display
Shoppers at the Dartmouth Mall on Saturday will have an opportunity to learn more about how signs of drug and alcohol use can be hidden by teenagers.
Opioid Discussion Continues
The discussion on solving opioid abuse continued on Wednesday night at the Dartmouth Middle School.
Professionals from different fields lead the forum by speaking about their experience with drug addicts, and how to possibley help break the habbit...
Council Seeks Action
The New Bedford City Council began the new year with a discussion on the SouthCoast's opioid crisis and how surrounding communities need to address it.
Substance Abuse Talk
Heroin and opioid abuse has maintained a steady increase over the past several years, bringing the number of those looking for treatment to record highs. Now community leaders are looking to educate the public and their political representatives on how they can make a difference...
Help For Problem Gamblers
Massachusetts gambling regulators have signed an agreement with the state's health and human services agency to address problem gambling.
The agreement, which was finalized Thursday, requires the state Gaming Commission and Executive Office of Health and Human Services to work together to ensure…