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Brockton: Roxie Billboard Highlights Fight Against Addiction

The Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force has a new fighter joining the ranks, with Roxie the boxer making an appearance on a Main Street billboard in Brockton.

September 24, 2020


The Enterprise

Meet ‘Roxie,’ Brockton’s newest fighter in the effort to address opioid addiction

In a collaboration with nonprofit 24 Hr. Power Inc. and the Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force, a new billboard sporting “Roxie,” the new mascot in the community’s fight against opioid addiction, was unveiled Tuesday morning at 2020 Main St.

September 23, 2020


The Enterprise

Artists in recovery paint shower truck for Brockton homeless

The Universal Missionary Church and its Homeless Improvement Project got assistance on Wednesday from a group of artists who want to help the church provide assistance to the homeless in style. The nonprofit charity 24 Hr. Power Inc. and its artists in recovery spray-painted a mural on the side of a box truck that the Universal Missionary Church plans to use to provide showers and haircuts to the homeless in the downtown area.

July 24, 2020


The Enterprise

Group provides paint job to Brockton church that serves the homeless

The nonprofit charity 24 Hr. Power Inc. and its artists in recovery spray-painted a mural on the side of a box truck that the Universal Missionary Church plans to use to provide showers and haircuts to the homeless in downtown Brockton.

July 24, 2020


The Enterprise

Brockton addiction recovery meetings combine the healing power of graffiti…and wings

The “Recovery Graffiti Nights” have been held at Buffalo Wild Wings in Brockton for the past year. 24 Hr. Power, Inc., the group behind the recovery graffiti initiative, thanked the restaurant for hosting them once each month, providing free wings and drinks.

December 10, 2019


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BCA: The Brockton Channel

24 Hr Power, Inc. Recovery Graffiti 1st Anniversary at Buffalo Wild Wings, Westgate Drive, Brockton, MA
December 6, 2019


You Tube

Stop the Vaping Epidemic

Southeastern Regional Vocational High School & 24 Hour Power, Inc.’s Recovery Graffiti
November 12, 2019


Health Day- News for Healthier Living

One Region is Being Hit Hardest by U.S. Opioid Crisis

October 25, 2019


The Boston Globe

Brockton museum portrays the agony of opioid addiction

“Human Impact: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic”
October 17, 2019


WATD 95.9

MA: DA Tim Cruz Discusses Vaping Related Lung Illnesses in the State

September 19, 2019


The Enterprise

Battle of the Badges ” Fall Brawl” at the Westgate Lanes in Brockton

September 14, 2019


The Enterprise

Plymouth County officials stress united approach to opioid epidemic

April 22, 2019


The Enterprise

Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force conference at Bridgewater State

April 22, 2019


Education Development Center-EDC

Podcast: How School’s Can Support Students Affected by Opioids

April 2, 2019


Wicked Local Plymouth

DA Tim Cruz addresses opioid crisis to kick off monthly Quincy College lecture series

February 27, 2019


The Enterprise

Climbing out of addiction — Easton woman uses rock wall at Randolph gym

February 22, 2019


The Enterprise

Massachusetts sees decrease in overdose deaths for second year

February 13, 2019


WATD Radio 95.9

Plymouth: Man Facing Charges after Allegedly Ordering Oxycodone on Dark Web

February 11, 2019


The Enterprise

More pets getting poisoned by marijuana

February 11, 2019


WATD Radio 95.9

Plymouth: Concern Over School Children and Marijuana Edibles

February 11, 2019


The Enterprise

9 of Plymouth County’s 10 murders in Brockton; fatal overdoses decrease

January 2, 2019


Wicked Local Brockton

Brockton man convicted of federal gun, drug crimes

December 3, 2018


Wicked Local Hanover

Getting to the heart of opioid epidemic in Hanover

November 8, 2018


Wicked Local Marion

Plymouth County DA’s Office to receive $500,000 federal grant to fight opioid epidemic

October 4, 2018


Wicked Local Plymouth

Recovery Rally at the Plymouth Recovery Center

September 20, 2018

WATD Radio 95.9

Plymouth County:  DA Tim Cruz talks with WATD’s Christine James on Plymouth County Outreach

September 14, 2018

Patriot Ledger

Hanover Mall Exhibit Explains Marijuana Law in Massachusetts

August 29, 2018

WATD Radio 95.9

Carver:  State Police Intercept Package containing Ketamine

August 10, 2018

WATD Radio 95.9

Hanson:  Scenes from Plymouth County DARE Camp

July 27, 2018

The Enterprise

Police raid Max’s Blues Cafe in Brockton; 3 arrested on gun, drug charges

June 29, 2018

The Enterprise

27 arrested in Brockton warrant sweep as police fan out across city

June 29, 2018

The Enterprise

Baker announces $1 million in Narcan grants, $45,000 to Brockton

June 28, 2018

The Enterprise

2 guns, ammunition, cocaine seized in Brockton raid

June 22, 2018

The Patriot Ledger

Police grapple with Plymouth County overdose spike

June 8, 2018

WJAR, 10 News

Man caught with 400 grams of suspected Fentanyl, $51K

June 7, 2018

The Boston Globe

Tearful dad testifies in favor of bill to notify families when drug-addicted patients are released

May 30, 2018

Wicked Local: Marshfield

Marshfield Facts, Harbormaster urge boating safety

May 25, 2018

WATD Radio 95.9

Bridgewater: State Officials Attend Opioid Conference

May 17, 2018

The Enterprise

Brockton-area police will take your unwanted drugs

April 26, 2018

Wicked Local: Hingham

Battling the opioid crisis in Hingham is a team effort

March 31, 2018

Enterprise News

Opioid task force grant to target trauma among students

March 22, 2018

 WHDH Boston, Channel 7

Bridgewater State now offering Narcan in administrative, academic buildings

 September 12, 2017

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Bridgewater: Opiate Overdose Reversal Informational Meeting Sept. 12 on Narcan

September 7, 2017

WATD radio- 95.9

Hanover: Unique Exhibit Focuses on Marijuana Myths

August 31, 2017

WATD radio- 95.9

Brockton: Night Out for Recovery Hits Home

August 1, 2017

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Plymouth: Discussion on Opioid Crisis Focuses on Resources for Grandparents

June 30, 2017

WCVB Boston, Channel 5

Deadly, powerful opioid discovered for first time in Massachusetts

June 7, 2017

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Plymouth County: Drug Abuse Task Force’s Plan to Educate High School Athletes on Dangers of Medication if they’re Injured

August 22, 2016

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Bridgewater: Plymouth County Drug Abuse Task Force Holds “Speak Up Against Drugs” Conference (Audio Interview)

May 18, 2016