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New Approaches Help Those Struggling With Addiction

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Law enforcement, service and health agencies are altering their strategies to fight the continuing opioid crisis in Greater Cincinnati.

As the opioid epidemic continues across the country and here in our region, communities as well as law enforcement, health and service agencies are adjusting their programs and policies to combat the crisis. There has been a shift from locking up drug users to providing them with the treatment they need to get sober and back to their families.

Joining "Cincinnati Edition" to discuss new approaches being taken locally to help those suffering from addiction are Talbert House Vice President of Court and Corrections, Josh Arnold; and Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Terry DeMio (@tdemio), who has been doing extensive coverage of the heroin and opioid epidemic in our region.

Tune in to "Cincinnati Edition" May 22 at 1 p.m. to hear this segment.