24/7 Helpline 888-242-7730 It’s time to pivot away from treating those who use drugs as criminals – The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It’s time to pivot away from treating those who use drugs as criminals  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In response to the Sentinel article “From Sticks to Carrots” published on Aug. 4 regarding the passage of HB19-1263, there are a few points that need to be …

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24/7 Helpline 888-242-7730 Capitol review: Lawmakers chipped away at opioid epidemic with 6 bills – The Colorado Independent

Capitol review: Lawmakers chipped away at opioid epidemic with 6 bills  The Colorado Independent

Opioid-related overdoses in Colorado have held steady, with heroin and fentanyl overdose deaths inching upward in 2018, state data shows.

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‘Lock away this monster’: Parents, victims share horror at Vanderwal’s child sex assault sentencing – The Coloradoan

‘Lock away this monster’: Parents, victims share horror at Vanderwal’s child sex assault sentencing  The Coloradoan

A judge handed down the maximum sentence of 24 years to life in prison to Andrew Vanderwal, the Fort Collins man who fled to Mexico to evade child sex …

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Denver Program Aims To Divert Low-Level Drug, Prostitution Offenders Away From Jail – Colorado Public Radio

Denver Program Aims To Divert Low-Level Drug, Prostitution Offenders Away From Jail  Colorado Public Radio

It joins three other communities around Colorado using state money to offer housing, job training and mental health services to people instead of incarceration.

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