Heroin Crisis: The LEAD Program

Seattle Police Sergeant, Robert Brown, and Deputy King County Prosecutor, Natalie Walton-Anderson, visit the show today to talk about the LEAD program.

SEATTLE, WA - Seattle Police Sergeant, Robert Brown, and Deputy King County Prosecutor, Natalie Walton-Anderson, visit the show today to talk about the LEAD program. The LEAD program was created to offer people suspected of low-level drug and prostitution crimes legal assistance and case management as an alternative to prosecution and incarceration. LEAD has yielded positive results and keeps the community stronger by working together to help this issue. 

Here are other resources for addiction and recovery help:

Washington Recovery Help Line1-866-789-1511 (24 hour help for substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental health issues). CLICK HERE to visit their website

CLICK HERE to access the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services - Substance Abuse Treatment Services

CLICK HERE to find a NAR-ANON meeting in your area

 

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