Drug court

Dear Editor:
This is a follow up to my letter from early February under the heading “Recovery of an addict”. At the time I was expressing frustration with the lack of resources in our town to deal with drug addiction. Since then, one of the individuals under my ministerial care was admitted to Drug Court in Durango. To those not familiar with drug court, here is a brief description: The primary goal of drug court is to integrate substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, intensive supervision and judicial oversight to promote public safety and individual responsibility.

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This story was posted on June 13, 2019.