In her own words: Denver mom talks overcoming heroin addiction
9news Denver, April 21, 2017
New Denver Program Starts Heroin Treatment In Jail
“The peer specialist role to help that individual get from one place to the other is to provide that transition, that warm hand-off, that, ‘I know what you’ve been through, I know where you’re going, and everything is going to be okay,’” said Angela Bonaguidi, director of Adult Outpatient Services at ARTS.
CBS 4, Sept. 28, 2016
Denver Drug Court starts methadone program
Denver Drug Court is giving offenders another chance at sobriety.
A new multi-agency program announced Thursday will begin administering methadone to drug offenders who volunteer to get treated and can prove they’re addicted to heroin or prescription painkillers. It is aimed at combating the city’s opioid epidemic, which reflects a national trend.