December 2016

Student Activism: Perspectives on Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

Sometime in early November, we were sitting around a table in Adams Coolidge Room talkingĀ about the Long Island Bridge closure and its effects on the homeless population in Massachusetts, specifically in regards to the current opioid epidemic. Two years ago, the Long Island Bridge closed, displacing hundreds of homeless persons relying on the shelters and detox centers on the island. Some of those beds have yet to be relocated.