L.A. Drug Court Claims Success With Year-Long Treatment

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The Los Angeles County Public Health Department reports that admissions to publicly funded substance abuse treatment programs for opioid abuse almost doubled betweeen 2005 and 2010, but treatment admissions for heroin abuse are going down in the region. “There are concerning trends, but the opioid epidemic hasn’t touched L.A. County the way it has other parts of the country,” the department's Gary Tsai Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!