Steady Stream of Opioid Overdoses Plagues City

By Josh Resnek

The identity of the 32 year old woman found dead of an opioid overdose on Thanksgiving Day on Glendale Street is being withheld by Everett Police. Police have either been unable to identify her next of kin or contact them.

Police said Tuesday that her death is being investigated by Everett Police detectives and officials in the District Attorney’s office as an overdose but that an ongoing investigation into the circumstances of her death could lead to other charges against those she was with before she died.

Police said she died inside the house on Glendale Street and was dragged from the house and dumped on the sidewalk where she was ultimately found.

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Recovery Coaches Provide Addiction Support at CHA Everett Hospital

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), an academic community health system serving Everett and Boston’s metro-north region, is teaming up with the North Suffolk Mental Health Association (NSMHA) to help get individuals struggling with addiction connected to treatment by piloting a new recovery coach program at CHA Everett Hospital. Two coaches from NSMHA are now available to patients who struggle with addiction or present with mental health issues in the Emergency Department inpatient psychiatry and CHA’s med-surg units. Continue reading Recovery Coaches Provide Addiction Support at CHA Everett Hospital

Mayor DeMaria Announces Roadmap To Recovery Drop-In Nights

On January 2nd, during his Inaugural Address, Mayor Carlo DeMaria emphasized his greatest concern, which is the current opioid crisis that our country is facing today. The Mayor passionately addressed the audience that he will not sit idly by and watch another person die through no fault of their own. Continue reading Mayor DeMaria Announces Roadmap To Recovery Drop-In Nights