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Pandemic hasn’t Erased the Opioid Epidemic

  By CommonWealth Magazine HE HAD JUST LOST his father to COVID-19. His dad had succumbed to this relentless disease while living in a long-term care facility. He was just beginning to cope with that loss. Then, it got worse. Two weeks later, he lost his son. His...

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Opioid crisis must not be forgotten (Editorial)

By The Republican Editorials The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that confirmed or estimated opioid deaths in the first quarter of 2020 was down 5.7% from the previous year. Any reduction in numbers is good news, but Gov. Charlie Baker remains...

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Rapid Response Grantee – BHCHP

Rapid Response Grantee Uses Funds to Support Emergency Homelessness Services On March 23, RIZE Massachusetts Foundation announced that it had distributed nearly $200,000 in rapid response grants to support nonprofit organizations strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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