BOSTON – RIZE Massachusetts, today announced the election of five new members to its Board of Directors and the appointment of three new staff members.
Opioid overdose deaths remain stubbornly high: Anyone can become addicted — but recovery is possible
By Julie Burns (CommonWealth) IT IS MY HOPE that one day this public health crisis will be nothing but a memory. It has sickened and killed far too many, torn families apart, and weakened communities.
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, announced today that it has awarded “frontline” grants to 17 organizations to support harm reduction efforts for people living with substance use disorder across Massachusetts.
RIZE Massachusetts Unveils Nearly $350,000 in Grants to Improve State’s Behavioral Health Workforce Ecosystem
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid overdose epidemic in Massachusetts, today announced that it will invest nearly $350,000 in three initiatives that will stabilize, strengthen and diversify the behavioral health workforce ecosystem in Massachusetts. These initiatives come as frontline organizations and emplo yees express fatigue after prolonged periods battling the overdose crisis during the pandemic.
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, is supportive of the City of Boston’s efforts to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to address the crisis in the area known as Mass. and Cass.
Peer support workers play a critical role in supporting people with substance use disorder (SUD) in emergency rooms.
By Julie Burns (Boston Herald) While Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey’s plan for addressing the humanitarian crisis at “Mass and Cass” puts people with addiction first and thus is a good start, its success will depend upon providing the right type of services.
(Boston) RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, welcomes the City of Boston’s action on the humanitarian crisis that has unfolded at the area known as Mass. and Cass.
(AP) Boston declared addiction and homelessness a public health emergency on Tuesday, a move that will help the city clear a sprawling homeless camp at the epicenter of the city’s opioid crisis.
‘There is an urgency’: Janey unveils Mass. and Cass plan as city declares addiction and homelessness a public health crisis
(Boston Globe) Boston officials on Tuesday suggested they are preparing to remove the sprawling encampment of tents that has sprung up near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, the heart of the city’s addiction and homelessness crisis.
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