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FAITH fights to get substance abuse treatment reinstated

By June 26, 2009June 27th, 2014No Comments

Volusia County, FL – In May of 2001, Volusia County officials implemented a substance abuse treatment program.  Six years later, they eliminated this same program.  In 2009, FAITH won commitments to reinstate a new and improved substance abuse program (through Haven Recovery) for Volusia County inmates, one which also provides diversion and continued treatment in a residential facility upon release.  The program currently saves the county more than $620,000 a year, and 475 inmates have successfully completed treatment.