NEW POLL: Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly support allowing municipalities to establish overdose prevention centers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2023 CONTACT:Kate Lagreca, BOSTON – Seventy percent (70%) of Massachusetts voters support passing state legislation to allow cities and towns to establish overdose prevention centers, according to a new Beacon Research poll released today by Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers (MA4OPC). Overdose prevention centers are legally authorized facilities where […]

Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 31, 2023 CONTACT: Kate Lagreca, BOSTON – Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers (MA4OPC) today recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day, a day to honor the people whose lives have been impacted by overdose, including family and friends grieving the loss of a loved one or workers in health care, first responders, and […]

Coalition of health experts call for legislation to create overdose prevention centers in MA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 22, 2023 Press Contact: Susan Ryan-Vollmarsusan@influenceconsulting.net617-999-5644 Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers (MA4OPC) today hosted an event at the State House demonstrating broad support for passing legislation to establish life-saving overdose prevention centers (OPCs) in the Commonwealth. Today’s event followed the release of new statewide data, showing overdose deaths have reached an all-time […]