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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Ecorse Public Safety Introduces Quick Response Team Program

 

December 2, 2021

Members of Beaumont's QRT and the Ecorse Department of Public Safety collaborate to assist individuals and families struggling with addiction issues.

Since 2000, opioid overdose deaths have increased ten-fold in Michigan, according to the state's website Michigan.gov. In fact, in 2018, there were more deaths in Michigan from drug overdoses than care crashes.

In Ecorse, a new initiative is in the early stages to address the opioid crisis there. The Ecorse Department of Public Safety has partnered with Beaumont Health's Quick Response Team to bring resources in a compassionate way and offer a lifeline to those struggling with opioid addiction and their families. The Quick Response Team (QRT) is affiliated with Beaumont's Taylor Teen C...



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