Sangamon County health officials continue to work on multiple strategies to deal with the opioid addiction crisis.
A task force has been working on community education and on getting doctors to look for alternatives to addictive prescription painkillers. Some efforts are moving more slowly than others.
Health Department officials say it’s been difficult to pull together a ‘resource guide; listing where people can turn for help because treatment options are limited or are expensive and out of reach of many local residents.
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