EMTs will make house calls to help people get drug treatment
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First responders have been on the front lines of the state’s drug crisis from the beginning, responding to overdoses, saving lives with Narcan and transporting patients to emergency rooms for care.
Now they want to do even more.
A new program allows communities to set up what some are calling “mobile Safe Stations,” a nod to the successful programs in Nashua and Manchester that encourage individuals to walk into any fire station and ask for help with substance use disorders.