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Monument Valley Road Construction Begins Week of 6/17

During the week the road will be limited to local traffic only between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m.

News Brief: Senate passes CARE Act

The CARE Act is the result of extensive work researching evidence-based best practices and collaborating with healthcare researchers and clinicians, hospitals, behavioral health providers, law enforcement officials, patient advocates, and individuals with lived experience to develop policies to address the opioid epidemic.

Resources available to help those coping with epidemic of opioid misuse

In this time of grief and intense loss, we wanted to share with the community in South County some of the resources that are available and make connections to community efforts to address the epidemic of opioid misuse.

Bits & Bytes: BHS’ 25th birthday bash; ‘The Titans’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Real Talk Time for Parents;’ Berkshire opioid prayer pilgrimage and Narcan training;...

The faith communities of Berkshire County will gather for a public training on the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan (naloxone) Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Church in Lenox.

News Briefs: Opioid deaths quarterly report; ‘Speak Up Western Mass’ forum; Lenox continues planning efforts; West Stockbridge Democrats to caucus

Since coming into office in 2015, the Baker-Polito administration has made responding to the opioid crisis its top public health priority. Spending on addiction services has been increased by 50 percent, from $120 million to $180 million.

News Briefs: GB parking ban; Narcan ‘rescue kits’ available; anti-pipeline info session; Becket Dems to host Downing

Naloxone (Narcan) is a prescription drug that can reverse the effects of prescription opioid painkillers and heroin overdose, and can be life-saving.

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