Proposed initiative would make drug treatment more widely available


…The proposed initiative would mandate addiction recovery centers in communities around the state, potentially making drug treatment more widely available.

“We have to really begin to shift the way we think about addiction. And we have to stop being naive that we can think that we can continue to incarcerate ourselves out of this issue,” said Mona Knudson, a former addict who now serves as Executive Director of Bridges to Change, an organization that links people struggling with addiction to treatment and housing.

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