Ecorse Public Safety Introduces Quick Response Team Program
December 2, 2021
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...