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The group in Franklin County met yesterday in Greenfield to get updates on the work of many health, public safety, and government officials on efforts to curb the rate of opiate use and overdoses.
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In Greenfield to discuss opiate addiction with community leaders, Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett says a detox facility in the area will likely be among her recommendations to Governor Deval Patrick.
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An overflow crowd at Greenfield Community College packed a conference on opiate abuse and addiction in western Massachusetts Monday. The gathering included several calls for new state funding for addiction treatment.
Lacking a detox program in the rural region, Franklin County is pushing for new funding to combat rising heroin abuse.
Public safety and health officials in Hampshire and Franklin counties in Massachusetts kicked off a program Wednesday aimed at getting unused prescription drugs out of homes to lessen the risk of a
The third human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts was confirmed Monday in Franklin County. The patient is under the age of eighteen, and is currently hospitalized.