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Archive for September, 2015

Addiction is a brain disease

Watch Dr Ruth Potee make a strong case for treating addiction as a disease comparing physical, mental, and addiction illnesses and looking closely at common care techniques given to each in this presentation given to the Franklin County Opiate Task Force on 5/26/15.

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Northampton candlelight vigil honors lives lost to overdose

Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently released the sobering statistic that deaths from drug overdose increased 57 percent between 2012 and 2014 in Massachusetts.  On August 31, 2015, communities members gathered in Northampton  to remember people who died of an overdose.  The event was hosted by Tapestry Health, Eliot Community Human Services, and Never Another […]

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