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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, fentanyl, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin or fentanyl overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Massachusetts Plans Opioid Screening and Awareness Day Event »

Tuesday September 15, 2020 - 5:00:11 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

OAK BLUFFS – The Martha’s Vineyard Substance Use Disorder Coalition is one of number of coalitions and host sites throughout the state promoting Massachusetts Opioid Screening and Awareness Day on September 22. There will be a virtual town hall from 9am–11am, where participants will learn from…

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East Falmouth man indicted on charges of drug trafficking, possession »

Friday September 11, 2020 - 2:07:41 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — An East Falmouth man was indicted by a Barnstable County grand jury earlier this month on multiple drug charges.Ronald Renaud, 42, was indicted on charges of trafficking fentanyl, as well as subsequent offenses of possession to distribute cocaine and possession of a class B substance.In…

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Falmouth man indicted on drug charges »

Wednesday September 09, 2020 - 6:52:43 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — An East Falmouth man has been indicted on drug charges.A Barnstable County grand jury returned an indictment Sept. 3 for Austin Winbush, 22, on charges of trafficking heroin, morphine or opium; possession to distribute methamphetamine; and possession to distribute a class B substance.Winbush…

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3rd Annual ROAR Motorcycle Ride Benefits Opioid Recovery »

Saturday September 05, 2020 - 5:00:26 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – To help support opioid addiction recovery and transition on Cape Cod, the ROAR (Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery) motorcycle ride will be held September 13. The route will start at Falmouth High School and end at Barnstable High School. Unlike previous years, lunch or other meals will not…

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Sunday Journal Chat with the Annual R.O.A.R. Motorcycle Ride »

Friday September 04, 2020 - 9:41:25 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

The 3rd Annual Ride for Opioid Addiction (ROAR) will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Event co-founders Jamie Pina and Karen Herrand are back on the program to talk about how last year’s event went and what changes are taking place for this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. capecodcom…

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Yarmouth man faces federal drug charges »

Wednesday August 12, 2020 - 6:28:30 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A federal agent assigned to Cape Cod has filed a criminal complaint in U.S. District Court against a South Yarmouth man on charges of trafficking heroin and fentanyl.Special Agent Daniel Golia filed the complaint Friday, charging Dustin Monick with possession with intent to distribute…

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New Peak of 71K US Overdose Deaths in 2019 Dashes Hopes »

Thursday July 16, 2020 - 5:56:34 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly 71,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year. It’s a new record peak that predates the coronavirus crisis, which many experts believe will drive such deaths even higher. Preliminary numbers released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate »

Sunday July 12, 2020 - 5:57:33 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

CHICAGO (AP) — Jasmin Pierre was 18 when she tried to end her life, overdosing on whatever pills she could find. Diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she survived two more attempts at suicide, which felt like the only way to stop her pain.Years of therapy brought progress, but the 31-year-old…

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