Tag: overdose

  • Healthcare Advocates Gather in Remembrance for Overdose Awareness

    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) hosted an event on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day and to remember those who have lost their lives to opioid-related overdoses. The memorial was hosted at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library at 685 Tremont St. and at […]

  • Roslindale panhandler memorialized, family fundraising for funeral

    Roslindale panhandler memorialized, family fundraising for funeral

    A photo and kinds words left by a stranger has grown into a noticeable memorial on the gate surrounding the Granary Burial Ground on Tremont Street. The memorial is in honor of George B. Dagraca, a 43-year-old panhandler and heroin addict who died from heart complications on August 4. George, who is survived by three […]