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Gov. Malloy: CT Receives $10M Federal Grant for Individuals With Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders

The grant will pair physical health providers with mental health and substance use providers in the cities of Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury. It will be used to serve over 2,000 individuals. Continue Reading →

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FBI Outreach Specialist Urges Parents, Pharmacists, Coaches and Youth to Attend ‘Chasing the Dragon’ Event

FBI Community Outreach Specialist Charles Grady told Greenwich Free Press that during Q&A, parents often ask what to look for in terms of signs of drug-seeking behavior from their children. He said there are subtle changes that sometimes parents don’t even recognize. Continue Reading →

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Chasing the Dragon: Greenwich Police to Co-Host Community Forum on Opioid Addiction

FBI Community Outreach Specialist, Charles Grady will provide insight to the drug epidemic in Connecticut. Chasing the Dragon is hosted by Greenwich Police, Social Services, Liberation Programs, Communities 4 Action and First Selectman’s Youth Commission. Continue Reading →

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Statewide Initiative Targeting Distributors of Heroin & Opioids that Cause OD Deaths

The protocol calls for local law enforcement to perform time-sensitive investigative techniques and preserve all evidence at the scene of an overdose death. Police also are asked to contact DEA at the early stages of an investigation, and ensure that an autopsy of the decedent is performed. The DEA and local police will then jointly investigate to determine the events leading up to the death, the source of the drug involved, and the composition of the drug. Individuals responsible for distributing drugs causing overdose deaths will be prosecuted. Continue Reading →

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