Bloomberg visits ACI to learn about R.I.’s medication-assisted treatment program

THE ADULT CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, center right, hosted philanthropist Michael Bloomberg, center left, who visited on Nov. 26 to learn about the state correctional department’s medication-assisted treatment program for opioid addicts. / COURTESY MICHAEL BLOOMBERG
CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s national reputation for its innovative approach to curbing opioid-addiction deaths using medication-assisted treatment at the R.I. Department of Corrections attracted the interest and praise of philanthropist Michael Bloomberg during his Nov. 26 visit to the Adult Correctional Institutions. According to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, Bloomberg contacted her to request the visit…

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