Opioid Abatement Commission

COMMENTARY

Speak up for loved ones suffering from opioid use

BY: - February 21, 2024

LEXINGTON — Lexington’s Opioid Abatement Commission has been meeting since September 2023. In June they will present their recommendations to Mayor Linda Gorton. Several organizations and businesses have presented. Some have been more focused on opioid use disorder (OUD) than others.  It’s imperative that the Opioid Abatement Commission keeps the purpose of the settlement funds […]

COMMENTARY

Don’t forget those living in active addiction

BY: - January 11, 2024

I attended Lexington’s Opioid Abatement Commission executive committee meeting on Jan. 4. The public is always invited. We sat in chairs behind the commissioners’ table and listened to a concerned committee explore numerous ways to address the opioid crisis.  The discussions led to formulating the agenda for the Jan. 12 full commission meeting in the […]