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“Treatment is an investment at a bargain price that we cannot afford to pass up.”

Letter to the Editor Is Portland’s Decriminalization of Drug Use the Right Approach? In today’s New York Times, Dr. Peter Provet, Odyssey House President & CEO, responds to a recent article about Portland’s drug crisis. To the Editor: Re “A…

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Treating Opioid Overdose, on the Ground

Odyssey House President Dr. Peter Provet discusses the role treatment providers can take in expanding access to naloxone training in response to a recent article (“Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses,” news, April 6) in The New York Times.

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Odyssey House brings opioid overdose training to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

WCVB-TV (ABC): Harvard Pilgrim Health Care offers Narcan training With the opioid epidemic showing no signs of abating, we have been expanding our efforts to address the deadly consequences of addiction by training our staff, clients, and community members to administer a lifesaving dose of naloxone. This week, Richard O’Connor,…

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Recovery Center brings lifesaving overdose reversal training to the Bronx

On August 31st, as part of International Opioid Overdose Awareness Day, our Recovery Community and Outreach Center (RCOC) held free overdose reversal training for community members in the Bronx. The RCOC staff instructed more than two dozen people in how to recognize an opioid overdose and administer naloxone to reverse…

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