First, invest in reducing harm

A jarring comment at the close of the June 14 Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force meeting challenged the way that strategies are being implemented, and whether they benefit the people seeking treatment and recovery. PHOTO BY RICHARD ASINOF Gov....

America Drinks and goes home, and dies?

An alleged intoxicated man transported to Rhode Island Hospital by rescue personnel for detox was reportedly released two hours after being seen, only to die early the next morning – the same day that new standards for emergency departments for treatment of substance...