District attorney’s office gets $860K to fight opioids

Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. announced Thursday, Oct. 4 that his office has received two federal grants totaling $860,000 to investigate opioid overdose deaths as homicides and to divert those suffering from Substance Use Disorder into treatment.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance approved the grant applications in late September.

“These grants will allow our office and our partners to address the opioid epidemic on two critical fronts,” Early said. “I know we will be able to save lives.”

Read the full article on Leominster Champion website.

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Send us an email and we’ll get back to you asap.