Drug abuse coordinator: 'We're facing an emergency'
Misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs have seen a "phenomenal increase" since 1990, Jay Jaffee, a drug and alcohol prevention coordinator, told a group assembled Monday night at St. Joseph's.
The statement was not surprising to many. Those attending were professionals who work in the field or are recovering addicts.
"We're facing an emergency," said a representative from the White Earth Band.
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