Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers responds to new statewide overdose death data

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 12, 2024 CONTACT:Tom Flanagan, Massachusetts Medical Society, tflanagan@mms.org BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health released new data today on the number of overdose-related deaths in Massachusetts in 2023. This data shows that there have been an estimated 2,125 overdose deaths in 2023, a 10 percent decrease compared to the 2,357 […]

Labor Unions in Massachusetts Join MA4OPC Coalition to Support Overdose Prevention Centers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 4, 2024 CONTACTS:Kate Lagreca, ACLU of Massachusetts, klagreca@klagrecaaclum-orgTom Flanagan, Massachusetts Medical Society, tflanagan@mms.org BOSTON – Three labor unions today announced their support for establishing overdose prevention centers in Massachusetts, joining a statewide coalition that includes major hospitals and providers, leading medical and public health advocacy groups, people with living and lived experience, […]