Report: Mass. Opioid Death Rate Down to Start 2022

BOSTON (AP) - Preliminary data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health shows that opioid-related overdose deaths in the state declined by … [Read more...]

Falmouth Considers Best Use Of Opioid Settlement Funds

FALMOUTH - Falmouth officials gave an update on potential plans for using money from recent opioid lawsuit settlements to help the … [Read more...]

State Officials Highlight Collaboration at Opioid Roundtable

HYANNIS - Governor Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey addressed the state’s efforts to address the opioid crisis in recent years at a … [Read more...]

Walmart Offers to Pay $3.1 Billion to Settle Opioid Lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) - Walmart has agreed to pay $3.1 billion to settle lawsuits nationwide over the impact of the prescriptions its pharmacies filled for … [Read more...]

CVS, Walgreens Announce Opioid Settlements Totaling $10B

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of the largest U.S pharmacy chains have agreed in principle to pay a total of about $10 billion to settle lawsuits over the toll … [Read more...]

Falmouth Select Board Says Housing Crisis At Breaking Point

FALMOUTH – Members of the Falmouth Select Board highlighted prioritizing affordable housing at a recent meeting. Board members were asked to bring … [Read more...]

ROAR Ride for Addiction Recovery is September 11

FALMOUTH - The annual Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery (ROAR) event will begin in Falmouth on Sunday, September 11. The motorcycle ride raises … [Read more...]

Mass. Joins Settlement with Opioid Maker Endo

BOSTON - Massachusetts has entered into a tentative settlement with opioid maker Endo International that would result in hundreds of millions of … [Read more...]

Opioid Related Deaths Saw Slight Increase in 2021

HYANNIS – State officials with the Department of Public Health recently reported that opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts rose by 8.8 … [Read more...]

Sandwich Community Invited to Substance Use Disorders Forum

SANDWICH - A forum to support residents in Sandwich for topics related to substance use disorders will be held at the Sandwich Public Library on … [Read more...]
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