Category Archives: Recovery Access

BARBARA O’BRIEN: My brother is a [homeless] heroin addict and a human being.

The Patriot Ledger: On April 2, before an overflow crowd in the State House, 16-year-old Barbara Lynn O’Brien of East Bridgewater spoke before judges, legislators, and Attorney General Maura Healey, Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders and Gov. Baker. Her voice shaking at times, other times breaking into sobs, Barbara told the members …

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State should offer Long Island rehab centers a new home – Editorials – The Boston Globe

The Globe gets it right. Mayor Walsh and the city can’t seem to get their act together to fix the drug treatment bed shortage. And based on how they seem addicted to the bad decisions they have made, we at BHSC can’t help but ask, “do they really care enough to do so?” According to …

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Amid Scramble To House Homeless, Boston Night Center Reopens | WBUR

Listen at Amid Scramble To House Homeless, Boston Night Center Reopens | WBUR. By DEBORAH BECKER While Boston continues to deal with mountains of snow and extreme cold, the city is also grappling with an even larger than usual number of homeless people. Advocates for the homeless say the extreme weather, the move to ban …

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