Monroe County Jail Implements A Recovery Unit

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Monroe County takes a huge step towards helping their area recover.

Substance use is an issue everywhere in the United States. That is simply a fact. The ‘War On Drugs’ that began under President Nixon in the 1970’s has proven that we can not arrest our way out of this epidemic. As of late, it seems that Federal government along with state and local officials seem to be realizing this. With passing of legislation such as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), there has been movement towards promoting recovery.

Monroe County, Indiana has taken a huge step towards helping their area recover from substance use. They have recently implemented a mental health and addiction recovery unit. Please click ‘Read More’ below to read the Fox 59 article on this step towards helping those with substance use issues begin a path to recovery.

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