Police Chief Peter Volkmann introduced PAARI – the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative, to the Village of Chatham. His program is called, “Chatham Cares 4 U” or justCC4U. For him, this battle is personal. His own recovery helps him understand how to get addicts the help they need.
All week long, the #citizenactive blog will be looking at how our government institutions are dealing with New York’s Opioid Crisis. We’re working with public broadcasters around the state in cooperation with New York’s Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. They want to help you Combat Addiction.