Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Acknowledgment of Heroin Epidemic

Police chiefs and other officials are meeting today in Washington, D.C. To discuss the growing heroin epidemic.  Included is a report on how police departments are responding, with data on the effectiveness of overdose antidotes that police are now carrying.  Coverage at

Look for mentions of how the new Affordable Care Act will help addicts get treatment.  Also look for indications that addiction should be seen as a medical issue, not a criminal justice issue.
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