The mission of the Substance Abuse Task force is to expand on collaborative efforts within Greater Fall River that reduce substance abuse through coordinated education, awareness, prevention, and intervention strategies. Its goals are to:
- Prevent further increase of heroin related overdoses by increasing access to overdose prevention tools such as Narcan (naloxone)
- Increase supportive substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment (information and resources) for youth (and parents)
- Support educators in responding to youth substance abuse through specialized opportunities for training and linkage to available resources
- Develop/implement supports that address existing gaps in services for individuals with substance use disorder and their families
Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of every month at 3:00 pm (check to verify)
Meeting Location: Elizabeth House at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, MA.
Meeting – Substance Abuse Task Force 3:00 pm
Meeting – Substance Abuse Task Force @ Elizabeth House at Charlton Memorial Hospital
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm
Coordinators: Rachel Davis at 508-973-5212 and Stephanie Perry at 508-674-5600, Ext. 2075 Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. (check to verify) Meeting Location: Elizabeth House at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River.