Woodstock, local police confront drugs with mercy

Those confronting their drug addiction will have an angel on their side under a new program featuring cooperation between the Woodstock Police Department and Rt. 212 Coalition. Under the new Woodstock Outreach Initiative Program, anyone entering the police station between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. to seek help with an opiate addiction will be screened and assisted by volunteers called angels, explained Supervisor Jeremy Wilber as he introduced the program at a special meeting April 25.

“If this can save anybody, it’s worth all the work and effort,” Rt. 212 Coalition co-organizer Kasandra Quednau said. The . . .

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