Goal of nation’s first opioid court: Keep users alive

BUFFALO, N.Y. — After three defendants fatally overdosed in a single week last year, it became clear that Buffalo’s ordinary drug treatment court was no match for the heroin and painkiller crisis. Now the city is experimenting with the nation’s first opioid crisis intervention court, which can get users into treatment within hours of their …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/07/11/goal-of-nations-first-opioid-court-keep-users-alive/

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