with Brendan Little on the Mayor's Office of Opioid Recovery Services
Posted May 18, 2018
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In 2015, Mayor Martin J. Walsh created the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services which is focused on substance use disorder and addiction issues in Boston. ORS Policy Director, Brendan Little explains how people can access addiction recovery services.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
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