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Join Somerville Overcoming Addiction for community building and a light buffet dinner at 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 28th, at Connexion (149 Broadway in Somerville). Learn more about SOA, their upcoming events, and how to get involved in your community.  

Each of the four communities represented by the Overdose Prevention and Education Network (OPEN) now have their own community page, which includes an overview of the community organization, data, resources, and contact informations. Visit our community pages: Cambridge, Everett, Somerville, Watertown.

An overdose occurs when there are more drugs in the body than the body can handle. When an opioid overdose occurs, the brain gets overwhelmed with drugs and shuts down breathing. If breathing stops, the brain does not have access to oxygen, which will then cause the heart to stop within a short time. Generally, an overdose takes about 1 to […]

Our website has been revamped with a fresh new look, new features, and updated and easier to access information to better serve our communities and cater for your needs. Please feel free to contact us with any suggestions or questions you may have.

The Overdose Prevention and Education Network (OPEN) logo has been upgraded for a new, vibrant, more significant and recognizable appearance that better represents our four communities and complements our new website.