County introduces Diversion Program

Tackling substance use disorder requires innovation and and collaboration. Clay and Graham County Sheriff’s Departments, Health Departments, Economic Development and NCHRC are working together to develop and stand up programs to combat the opioid epidemic. Putting their heads together are, from left, clock-wise are Gariann Yochym and Jesse-Lee Dunlap from Harm Reduction Coalition, Chuck Stewart, Graham County Sheriff Department, Joseph Jones, Graham County Sheriff, Bobby Deese, Clay County Sheriff, Stephani
Opioids have impacted countless lives, both locally and in neighboring communities. Yet, a new drug diversion program should decrease some of those negative effects, potentially reducing rates of…

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