Mary Blake

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 5)

Research shows it takes, on average, three attempts for an addict to achieve sobriety, before their treatment is a success. This means treatment cycles are often repeated.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 4)

Since its inception ten years ago, a Raynham group called ‘Learn to Cope’ has grown statewide, from one chapter to twelve.

06/24/2014

Mass Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary (Photo from Mary Blake)

Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 3)

The profile of drug addicts in Massachusetts has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. The most notable is that users are young; on average between 15 and 25.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 2)

Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 1)

Massachusetts public safety and health officials are fighting heroin and prescription opiate addition that is leading to an epidemic of overdoses.

06/23/2014

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Late Spring Means 106th Lilac Sunday In Full Bloom At Arnold Arboretum

Mother’s Day tradition “Lilac Sunday” at the Arnold Arboretum is expected to be in full bloom this year.

05/10/2014

Berkeley & Boylston Streets.(Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

WBZ Reporters Reflect On Bombing, Week That Followed

The Boston Marathon bombings put members of the news media in new and unfamiliar roles last year.

04/17/2014

Rene Rancourt sings the National Anthem prior to a Boston Bruins game. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rene Rancourt On The Night That Brought Boston Together

The first major sporting event in Boston after the twin blasts was two days after the Marathon.

04/17/2014

A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

WBZ Reporter Remembers Voice In Boston Marathon Medical Tent

Volunteers at the Boston Marathon finish line medical tent will be hearing a familiar voice once again this year.

04/17/2014

Brittany Loring and Liza Cherney

Marathon Bombing Survivor Moving On A Year Later

Brittany Loring has come a long way since she was injured last Marathon Monday.

04/16/2014

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