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Safe Passage Providing Route for Alcohol, Drug Addicts to Get New Start

The Safe Passage Program thru the Taylorville Police Department is seeing dramatic results in helping alcohol or drug addicts get the help they need to overcome their disease.  Denise Evans is the coordinator of the program that's just over 2 years old.

 

 

Evans says the program has helped drop crime some 45-percent, as a result of the success the program has had in Taylorville, it's been expanded into several adjacent counties.

 

 

The Safe Passage Coordinator says that rehabed drug addicts find positive groups can help encourage them to stay straight.

 

 

Evans was a guest on the WTIM Morning Show.

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