Can This Small Town Lead America in Fighting the Opioid Crisis

By Mattea Kramer Downtown Greenfield, Massachusetts Chris Sheperd lost 14 friends to heroin overdoses, including a girlfriend who was pregnant with his child. But what made him stop using heroin was an organic gardening class he took while incarcerated in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Ninety minutes west of Boston, Greenfield has a population of 17,000, and like… Continue reading Can This Small Town Lead America in Fighting the Opioid Crisis

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Levin Schwartz, LICSW is a licensed independent clinical social worker, whose primary training occurred at Smith College’s MSW program and at the Veterans Administration on the Specialized Inpatient PTSD Unit. Levin currently holds multiple positions in the greater community of Western Massachusetts.  Levin is the Assistant Deputy Superintendent of Clinical & Reentry Services at the… Continue reading Welcome