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.
RIZE Massachusetts Adds New Hires to its Executive Team — Seasoned professionals will bolster program development and public affairs
For Immediate Release: September 27, 2021 BOSTON — September 27 — RIZE Massachusetts Foundation (RIZE), an independent nonprofitfoundation working to end the overdose epidemic in Massachusetts, today announced theappointment of Dr. Thérèse Fitzgerald as chief program...
The effort eases a nuisance, but doesn’t solve the growing problems of addiction and drug use on city streets.An unusual program has cleaned up hundreds of thousands of discarded needles in Boston by buying them from homeless people who collect them from streets and...
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, received a $2 million appropriation to support its programs in the state’s fiscal 2022 budget signed into law on July 16 by Gov. Charlie Baker.
By The Patriot Ledger
“The number of dead, the number of orphans, the number of parents burying their adult children because of this misconduct, is staggering,” Michael Morrissey, the Norfolk County District Attorney, said.
RIZE Massachusetts Awards Nearly $800,000 in Grants to Implement Anti-Racism Projects Addressing Opioid Epidemic
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, today announced that it has awarded $788,000 to four organizations as part of its Innovations in Anti-Racism to Address the Opioid…
RIZE Massachusetts Awards $250,000 in Grants to Train Social Workers in Harm Reduction Approach to Opioid Overdose Crisis
RIZE Massachusetts, an independent nonprofit foundation working to end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, today announced the creation of the Harm Reduction Training (HaRT) Scholars program and $250,000 in grant support for Master of Social…
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