Councilor Lederman Convenes Health and Human Services Committee Meeting on Opioid Epidemic


On Wednesday, March 3 City Councilor Jesse Lederman convened a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee to receive a report on current data on the opioid epidemic and discuss collaboration between community organizations, the Springfield Police Department, Hampden County Sheriffs Department, and the Division of Health and Human Services to re-establish a rapid response post-overdose follow up program in the City of Springfield to connect those in need with available resources for recovery.


Participating in the meeting include representatives from the Division of Health and Human Services, Springfield Police Department, Hampden County Sheriffs Department, Mercy Medical Center, New North Citizens Council, and Tapestry Health. Watch the full hearing here.

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