Providence Safe Stations program sees 100th visitor, city issues $375K in State Opioid Response grants

PROVIDENCE MAYOR Jorge O. Elorza speaks at Messer Street Fire Station last week to recognize the 100th person to seek help at Safe Stations, a city program that allows people struggling with substance abuse to access treatment and recovery options at any Providence fire station. / COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE
PROVIDENCE – Providence Safe Stations, a service that allows people with substance use disorders to seek help at any of the city’s fire stations, has received its 100th visitor. The milestone was celebrated last week by city officials, who also named five recipients of a total $375,000 in Providence State Opioid Response funds. “Providence Safe…

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