New study: Massachusetts officials recognize overdose prevention centers as effective tool to save lives, recommend authorizing legislation

Massachusetts for Overdose Prevention Centers calls for urgent legislative action FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 13, 2023 CONTACTS:Kate Lagreca, ACLU of Massachusetts, klagreca@klagrecaaclum-orgTom Flanagan, Massachusetts Medical Society, tflanagan@mms.org BOSTON – On the same day it announced that more than 2,300 overdose deaths occurred in Massachusetts over a recent one-year span, the state’s Department of Public Health released […]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2023 CONTACT:Kate Lagreca, klagreca@aclum.org 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 […]