Massachusetts Launches Plan to Counter Heroin Epidemic

From Reuters — Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker unveiled a $27 million plan on Monday to increase the state’s capacity to treat drug addicts and reduce the stigma around addiction, as the United States battles a surge in heroin and opioid use.

“Opioid abuse is a public health epidemic,” said Baker at a press conference. “The solution to eradicating opioids is not a one-size-fits-all approach, and will require all of us to rethink the way we treat addiction.”

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