Tewksbury Police Respond To Rash of Overdoses In 24-Hour Span
Jul 02, 2020 03:29PM
By Bill Gilman
Tewksbury Police Department.
A NOTIFICATION FROM TEWKSBURY POLICE CHIEF RYAN COLUMBUS
In the past 24 hours, the Tewksbury Police Department has responded to 4 non-fatal overdose incidents. Fortunately, for yesterday’s victims and the quick action of our officers they were able to take the necessary steps and save the lives of these individuals. In one of the incidents the first responding officer administered Narcan to an unresponsive male, ultimately saving his life.
We are committed to helping individuals and families affected by substance use disorders. There are many resources available on our web page https://www.tewksbury-ma.gov/police-department/pages/opioid-abuse-prevention-tips or if you or someone you know is going through a substance use or mental health challenge please reach out to our Front Line Initiative clinical support team at 978-215-9642 or for immediate assistance call the Lowell Crisis Team at 978-455-3397. Check out the link below to see all they have to offer:
The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373. If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .