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Jason Spears: Juvenile drug courts needed in Cabell

April 19, 2016
by Jason Spears
Hearld-Dispatch

Chances are a youngster in your neighborhood is being affected by substance abuse. A recent AP poll found that 62 percent of Americans said that substance use is a serious problem in their community. The Trust for America's Health 2015 report shows that substance abuse death rates in West Virginia youth are the highest in America. It doesn't take much to equate drug fatality rates with user rates. But why should we be concerned?

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