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Buffalo Implements First Opioid Crisis Intervention Court

The nation’s first opioid crisis intervention court, located in Buffalo, N.Y., is proving effective in helping to address the opioid overdose epidemic that has taken the lives of many in the city. Funded by a grant from the U.S. Justice Department, the drug court gets users into treatment within hours of their arrests, requires daily check-ins with a judge, and imposes strict curfews. Read more here.

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