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Henrico planning $14M detox and recovery center: ‘Support for people in crisis’

Posted at 10:14 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 10:14:30-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- With drug overdoses in Henrico County skyrocketing – already, Henrico Police have responded to more than 41% more overdoses this year than during all of last year, according to county data – Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas is making what he has termed a “bold proposal” to address the issue. Vithoulkas is proposing the county-funded creation and construction of a $14-million detox and recovery center in Eastern Henrico. Click here to keep reading on Henrico Citizen.