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Ticker: Grants address racial disparities in opioid services; Mercedes recalls vehicles for emergency call error

14 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Massachusetts attorney general's office has awarded $1.5 million in grants to 16 organizations across the state to address racial disparities in opioid addiction treatment and recovery services.
The grant program supports treatment and recovery programs committed to standards that serve Black, indigenous, and people of color, Attorney General Maura Healey said in a statement.
“The opioid epidemic is far from over, and the COVID-19 crisis has only exacerbated barriers to care that have systemically and disproportionately harmed communities of color for far too long,” she said. “We have...
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