Pittsfield: Forum to address impact of substance abuse on caregivers


Attorney General Maura Healey's Office and the Commission on the Status of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren will hold a town hall forum from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at the Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., to discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on caregivers raising children.

The session will include brief presentations from the Commission and the AG's Office and an open forum for kinship caregivers to share their experiences and to make suggestions. Resources for treatment and family support services will be provided.

Those interested in attending can contact Colleen Pritoni at the Commission, 617-748-2454. Walk-ins are also welcome.


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