Washington County Jail Offers Promising Opioid Program03:46


The barriers to offering drug-based treatment for opioid abuse in jails are two-fold: There aren't enough prescribing doctors and opioids can be abused in jail.

But a program in Washington state has created a pilot that addresses these issues.

So far, it's working, KUOW's Amy Radil (@AmyRadil) reports.

This segment aired on November 18, 2019.

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