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Summer-to-School Transitions

Where did the summer go? Those once empty streets which made for such an easy morning commute are now filled with yellow school buses and children eager to replace their flip flops and Frisbees with backpacks and blackboards. Perhaps for some that may be true, but for others, the thought of returning to school isn’t a positive one. Just as every child is different, so too is their ability to [...]

MHA President & CEO, Cheryl Fasano Offers Viewpoint On New Legislation

Last year alone, drug overdoses killed 72,000 Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that record number reflects a 10% increase from the year before. In Massachusetts alone, there were more than 2,000 deaths due to overdose in 2017. It’s an epidemic that we, as a community, must fight. Last week, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law new legislation that expands opioid addiction treatment in Massachusetts. The [...]