Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Lowell City Councilor Corey Belanger attended the October 6 Substance Use and Prevention Task Force Meeting at the Saints campus of Lowell General Hospital, recognizing the important work the GLHA is doing in addressing the opiate crisis.
Lt. Gov. Polito took a number of questions and had several of her own as part of a wide-ranging discussion about the combined efforts in Greater Lowell to combat opioid abuse, including prevention in our schools and intervention in our communities.
Impressed with the GLHA’s efforts, saying, “I have not seen this level of collaboration” and pledged to share the group’s concerns with the governor and other state officials.