State should offer Long Island rehab centers a new home – Editorials – The Boston Globe

ENOUGH!: The Boston Homeless Solidarity Committee Blog

LI 6 months Six months and counting since Long Island was closed. Still the city has not replaced about half of the drug treatment beds that were lost.

The Globe gets it right. Mayor Walsh and the city can’t seem to get their act together to fix the drug treatment bed shortage. And based on how they seem addicted to the bad decisions they have made, we at BHSC can’t help but ask, “do they really care enough to do so?” According to a Globe story earlier this year, more than 70 fatal opioid overdoses a month were being investigated by State Police (excluding deaths that have occurred in Boston, Worcester and Springfield). With people dying, Walsh and his administration need an intervention by the state. Do it Governor Baker! Make it so!

State should offer Long Island rehab centers a new home – Editorials – The Boston Globe.

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