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  • Stop Addiction in its Tracks

    The opioid crisis is impacting families across the state, but has hit our youth particularly hard. Learn about the early signs of prescription painkiller misuse and what you can do to Stop Addiction in its Tracks.

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  • Tick Season is Upon Us

    Find out which Massachusetts towns are most impacted and how to protect yourself from tick-borne illness like Lyme disease.

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  • Working Group Released Opioid Recommendations

    The Governor’s Opioid Working Group has released more than 65 recommendations and an action plan to battle the substance use epidemic.

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  • Picture of DCR workers along with Secretary Marylou Sudders and DCF Commissioner Linda Spears

    Red Sox Foundation Honors DCF Social Workers

    The Red Sox Foundation celebrates the dedication of DCF social workers prior to their June 5 game. On hand were Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders and DCF Commissioner Linda Spears.

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    SNAP Benefits

    We’re working to make it easier to access SNAP benefits. Learn about improvements here.

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  • image for Together We're Ready campaign

    Together We’re Ready

    Emergencies happen. Take a few simple steps to prepare yourself, your family, and your community.

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  • photo of African-American father and son in swimming pool

    Water and Pool Safety

    Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children. Learn how you can help keep swimmers safe.

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