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Title 60 minutes. Huntington, WV / produced by Ashely Velie
Published New York, NY : Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), 2019


Description 1 online resource (13 minutes)
Summary In a small city overwhelmed by opioid-related drug overdoses, a desperate police department began sending an addiction counselor along on drug raids in a successful effort to reduce the unrelenting demand for drugs. Eventually, drug-related murders came down in Huntington almost 70% and overdoses dropped more than 40%. Includes interviews with the head of the drug unit Rocky Johnson; police chief Hank Dial; mental health addiction specialist Krishawna Harless; and Breanna Dement, who received treatment through the program
Performer Reporter, Sharyn Alfonsi
Event Originally broadcast on June 16 2019
Notes In English
Title from title screen (viewed March 08, 2024)
Subject Opioid abuse -- West Virginia -- Huntington
Opioid abuse -- Treatment -- West Virginia -- Huntington
Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- West Virginia -- Huntington
Mental health services -- West Virginia -- Huntington
Genre/Form interviews.
Television news programs.
Form Streaming video
Author Alfonsi, Sharyn, on-screen presenter, interviewer
Velie, Ashley, producer
CBS News, publisher, production company.
Other Titles Sixty minutes
Huntington, WV
OTHER TI In series: 60 minutes (Television program)